MOSCOW, July 21. /TASS/. The Russian foreign Ministry recommends Russians in Greece and Turkey after the earthquake, keep calm, keep in touch with tour operators and representatives of hotels, as well as follow the instructions of local authorities. Relevant recommendations published Friday on the website of the guardian.
“Being in the zone of the disaster to the Russians it is recommended to remain calm, to liaise with tour operators and representatives of hotels, as well as follow the instructions of local authorities”, – noted in the Ministry.
“The situation is controlled by the authorities. On the island of KOs in the normal mode there is an international airport, is the uninterrupted movement of high-speed and small-capacity vessels (in connection with damage to Wharf maintenance of large ferries temporarily suspended). In the affected regions of Turkey are the rescuers,” – said in depodesta .
“According to preliminary data of the Russian Embassy in Athens and our Consulate General in Antalya, victims and victims among the Russian citizens there”, – have confirmed in the Ministry of foreign Affairs.
According to the U.S. Geological survey, Friday at 01:31 local time (coincides with Moscow) in the Aegean sea earthquake of magnitude 6.7. The epicenter of the quake was 10 km away from the Turkish resort town of Bodrum and 16 km from the Greek island of KOs. The earthquake lies at a depth of 10 km.
The earthquake on the island of KOs killed two Turkish citizen and a citizen of Sweden. Injured more than 120 people. In Turkey there were no casualties.