MFA: No Azerbaijani citizens injured in earthquake in Turkey, Greece

There are no Azerbaijani citizens among those injured in the latest earthquake that hit Turkey and Greece, Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hikmat Hajiyev told.

He noted that Azerbaijan’s Consulate General in Istanbul and Embassy in Greece are on constant contact with the concerned Turkish and Greek bodies.

“In case we receive additional information, we’ll make a statement to the media and the public,” Hajiyev added.

At least two people were killed on the Greek island of Kos after a magnitude-6.3 earthquake hit the Aegean Sea near the Turkish coast, local media reported early Friday. Tremors were also felt in Turkey.

Several people were also injured, according to Greek news agency ANA-MPA

In Turkey, Mugla Governor Esengul Civelek told Anadolu Agency initial reports indicated no casualties or structural damage.

The quake measuring 6.3 hit at 1.31 a.m. local time (2231GMT) at a depth of 7.8 kilometers (4.8 miles), according to the Disaster and Emergency Management Authority’s (AFAD) website. APA