At least 51 people died as a result of the 7.4-magnitude earthquake that occurred in southeastern Turkey on Monday.

According to APA, this is proven by the governors of Diyarbakir, Malatya, Osmaniye and Şanlıurfa provinces, which were affected by the natural disaster.



As a result of a strong earthquake in the southern city of Adana, three high-rise residential buildings were completely destroyed.

According to APA, the mayor of this city, Zeydan Karalar, said this on the air of "Habertürk" TV channel.

"3 residential buildings, including a 17- and 14-story building, were completely destroyed.

Rescuers have not been able to reach them yet.

There are no losses yet," he said.



An 8-story building collapsed in Diyarbakir province after the earthquake that occurred in the southeast of Turkey.

APA informs about this with reference to Dogan agency.

Currently, search and rescue operations are ongoing.

In addition, rescuers help residents of nearby houses.

There is no information about the dead and injured yet.



The earthquake that occurred in Kahramanmaraş was felt in 4 provinces of Turkey.

According to the report of APA with reference to the Turkish media, the aftershocks lasted up to 2 hours.

There is destruction in Sanliurfa province.

Arabic-language media reports that tremors were also felt in Iraq and Lebanon.



A 7.4-magnitude earthquake occurred in Kahramanmaras region of Turkey.

According to APA, NTV reported on this.

Aftershocks continue in the area.