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Dozens injured after earthquake in southeast Turkey

AP  |  Istanbul 

Turkish officials say dozens were slightly injured after an earthquake in southeastern Turkey, The earthquake struck village in the s province of early Tuesday at 3.34 a.m. local time (0034 GMT).

The US Geological Survey said the quake had a magnitude of 5.2 at 10 kilometers deep.

Turkey's said of those injured, 35 were still receiving treatment, according to official agency. The said the injuries were caused as people fled their homes in panic.

quoted victim whose house collapsed on her and four others. Neighbors rescued the family and attempts to recover their 150 animals continue.

The quake was felt in neighboring provinces. Turkey's Kandilli Earthquake Monitoring Center recorded at least 13 aftershocks.

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First Published: Tue, April 24 2018. 14:10 IST