At Least 2 Killed, 20 Injured In Strong Quake Off Turkish And Greek Coasts

ATHENS/ANKARA (Reuters) -A powerful earthquake of magnitude six. 7 killed two people when it hit near major Turkish and Ancient greek tourist destinations in the Aegean Sea in early stages Friday, Turkish and Greek authorities said.

Local officials said at least a couple died and 20 were wounded on the Greek holiday island associated with Kos, a popular destination particularly along with British holiday makers.

Across a thin Aegean Sea waterway in Turkeys Bodrum, around 70 people were accepted to hospital, injured in their efforts to flee the overnight temblor.

The particular tremor is the second in the wider region exceeding a magnitude associated with 6. 0 this year, a level which could cause considerable damage.

We have 2 dead and some people injured up to now,