Turkey earthquake death toll rises to 100: Disaster agency

Filed on November 3, 2020
Rescuers are at work during the ongoing search operation at the site of a collapsed building as they look for survivors and victims in the city of Izmir. AFP

The 7.0 magnitude quake injured 994 people

The death toll from a powerful earthquake which hit western Turkey rose to 100 on Tuesday, the country’s disaster authority said.

The 7.0 magnitude quake injured 994 people, the body known by its Turkish acronym AFAD reported, with 147 still in hospital.

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