1 killed, 9 hurt as earthquake shakes Greece
Epicenter of earthquake measuring 5.8 on Richter scale was 23km northwest of Arvi in Heraklion, which hit Crete island
A strong earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale jolted the Greek island of Crete at 9:15 am local time (0615GMT) on Monday, leaving one person dead and injuring nine others.
A worker was pulled out dead from the wreckage of a church after a roof collapsed on him.
The epicenter was 23 kilometers (14 miles) northwest of Arvi in Heraklion, with a focal depth of 10 kilometers, according to the Geodynamics Institute of the National Observatory of Athens.Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.