Saturday, October 22, 2005

Strong quake kills two in Turkey, sparks widespread panic

The fourth powerful earthquake in a week rocked the western Turkish city of Izmir early Friday, causing two deaths and keeping terrified residents on the edge, officials and reports said.
The 5.9 magnitude quake struck Turkey's third-largest city around 0310 IST Friday, leading to about 30 people suffering broken bones or concussion from jumping off balconies or out of windows, Anatolia news agency reported.

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