Strong quake jolts Aegean

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Added On October 31, 2020

The powerful earthquake has killed at least 22 people and injured more than 800 others. An expert from the Geodynamic Institute of the National Observatory of Athens said 6.7-magnitude quake was the main tremor but aftershocks as strong as magnitude 6.2 are expected to follow. The leaders of Greece expressed their condolences and offered aid to Turkey. Turkish President also conveyed his condolences to Greece, adding that the country is prepared to help Greece if needed. Meanwhile, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres expressed his sadness over the loss of life and damage from the earthquake.