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Powerful 7.2 earthquake in eastern Turkey collapses 45 buildings, kills at least 30 people
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) ' Turkey's state-run television says a powerful quake has killed 30 people and injured 150 others in the eastern town of Ercis.
The 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck eastern Turkey on Sunday, collapsing about 45 buildings, according to the deputy prime minister.
The worst damage hit the town of Ercis, in the mountainous eastern province of Van, close to the Iranian border. State-run TRT television says at least 30 people were killed and 150 others were injured in Ercis.