Swede killed as earthquake hits Greece, Turkey

Two tourists confirmed dead and around 200 injured
Two tourists have been confirmed dead and around 200 injured after an earthquake shook the Greek Islands and the Turkish coast, triggering a small tsunami.
One of those killed is a Swedish national, the other Turkish. Both were men, believed to have died when the roof of a bar collapsed on the Greek island of Kos.
The 6.7-magnitude quake struck in the Aegean Sea at around 01.30 local time this morning, south of Bodrum and east of Kos. Kos suffered significant damage to buildings, leaving residents and tourists trapped. The minor tsunami caused flooding in Bodrum and parts of Kos.
Many holidaymakers spent the night sleeping outside as they experienced aftershocks throughout the night.
More than 120 people were injured on Kos, while in Bodrum around 70 people were treated in hospital for injuries. The Greek army has been drafted in to support emergency services with the rescue operation.
Among those who felt the earthquake on Kos was British student Naomi Ruddock, who was holidaying with her mother at the time.
“We were asleep and we just felt the room shaking,” she said. “The room moved. Literally everything was moving. And it kind of felt like you were on a boat and it was swaying really fast from side to side, you felt seasick.”


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