At least 20 dead, more than 1000 injured in Turkey earthquake

At least 20 people died and more than 1000 were injured in eastern Turkey after an earthquake rattled the region on Friday evening, according to authorities.

The 6.7-magnitude quake struck near the town of Sivrice, in eastern Elazig province, collapsing at least 10 buildings, Turkish Interior Minister Sulyman Soylu said.

Thirteen people were killed in Elazig province, four in Malatya, one in Diyarbakir and one in another area, the country's Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD) says.

Dr. Khatuna Burkadze – Georgia’s integration into NATO should be accelerated and almost twelve years promise of the Bucharest Summit should be delivered in the future