The death toll from the quake in Izmir, Turkey, has risen to 76, the Turkish Emergency Situations Ministry said Monday.
“A total of 76 our citizens have died; 743 people out of 962 injured have been released, 219 people remain in hospitals,” the Directorate stated. Previously, the Directorate reported 73 deaths.
A magnitude 6.7 earthquake was recorded at sea, 19 km northwest of Samos Island. Underground shocks collapsed at least 20 houses in Izmir; some damage has also been caused to the Greek city of Neon Karlovasi.
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