At the disaster site in Turkey news from all areas

At least 19 people were killed and about 800 injured during the earthquake in Eastern Turkey. The main shock of magnitude 6.8 occurred in the province of elazığ. A little later there and in the nearby Malatya recorded about hundreds of aftershocks.

Now, on-scene rescuers work from all regions of Turkey. The interior Ministry reported that under the rubble can be up to 30 people.

Cellular operators have announced free communication services in the earthquake zone. Homeless people are temporarily accommodated in schools, sports halls, hostels and libraries, reports channel “Russia 24”.