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Turkish president to proceed to quake-hit Izmir

President Erdogan proceeds from eastern Van province to quake-hit Aegean province Izmir

Zafer Fatih Beyaz   | 31.10.2020
Turkish president to proceed to quake-hit Izmir

ANKARA

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday will proceed from Turkey's eastern Van province to quake-hit Aegean province Izmir to inspect the earthquake zone.

Erdogan, who was in Van for the ruling Justice and Development (AK) party's congress, will visit Izmir to inspect the region after a magnitude-6.6 earthquake jolted Izmir on Friday.

At least 28 people have died and over 880 injured so far due to the earthquake.

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