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Greece: Locals caught in flash flooding on Samos island after Aegean earthquake01:43

Greece: Locals caught in flash flooding on Samos island after Aegean earthquake

Greece, Samos Island
October 30, 2020 at 18:42 GMT +00:00 · Published

A powerful magnitude-7.0 earthquake struck north of the Greek island of Samos. Friday's earthquake was followed by numerous tsunami warnings and is already responsible for multiple deaths and hundreds of injuries.

In footage filmed after the quake, locals can be seen running from the fast-rising water on the coast of the island. Hundreds of vehicles were caught in the floods while locals dashed to high ground.

Two teenagers were reportedly killed on the island of Samos. Turkey, which was also hit by the quake, announced that 12 people had died and more than 400 more have been injured in Izmir alone.

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A powerful magnitude-7.0 earthquake struck north of the Greek island of Samos. Friday's earthquake was followed by numerous tsunami warnings and is already responsible for multiple deaths and hundreds of injuries.

In footage filmed after the quake, locals can be seen running from the fast-rising water on the coast of the island. Hundreds of vehicles were caught in the floods while locals dashed to high ground.

Two teenagers were reportedly killed on the island of Samos. Turkey, which was also hit by the quake, announced that 12 people had died and more than 400 more have been injured in Izmir alone.

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