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Earthquake kills woman on Greek island of Levsos

Rescue team members carry an elderly woman at the village of Vrisa on the Greek island of Lesvos, after a strong earthquake shook the eastern Aegean, Monday.

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The mayor of the Greek island of Lesvos said one woman has been found dead after her house collapsed following a strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.3.

Spyros Galinos said the woman was found in the southern village of Vrisa, which was badly affected by Monday’s earthquake.

At least ten people were injured on the island following the undersea quake which was also felt in western Turkey, including in Istanbul, and on neighboring Greek islands. The fire service says it has no reports of further trapped or missing people. [AP]

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