Turkish president to proceed to quake-hit Izmir
President Erdogan proceeds from eastern Van province to quake-hit Aegean province Izmir
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.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.