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Gulf Today Report
A 5.3 magnitude earthquake struck Elazig province in Turkey on Sunday.
The quake happened at 09:37 a.m, it spread to neighbouring provinces, reported Turkey’s Disaster and Emergency Management Directorate.
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According to a tweet by Turkey's Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu, reports of casualties and damages are yet to be recorded.
Turkey often experiences earthquake. Its worst quake was in 1999, it killed 18,000 people.
The death toll from Friday’s earthquake in the Aegean Sea has reached 100, with the deaths of 98 people in Turkey’s western city of Izmir, disaster authorities said.
A powerful earthquake, which hit western Turkey, in the Bayrakli district in Izmir, has left many injured and over a hundred killed.
The death toll in last week’s Aegean Sea earthquake rose to 116 on Wednesday as rescuers in the Turkish city of Izmir finished searching buildings that collapsed in the quake.
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