Earthquake Hits Resorts in Greece and Turkey, Killing Two Tourists

Nearly 500 people were injured after a 6.5-magnitude earthquake shook the Greek island of Kos and the Aegean coast of Turkey.

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A powerful overnight earthquake shook holiday resorts in Greece and Turkey, injuring nearly 500 people and leaving two tourists dead on the Greek island of Kos, where revelers at a bar were crushed in a building collapse. Some of the injuries were caused as tourists and local residents scrambled out of buildings and even leapt from balconies after the 6.5-magnitude quake struck at about 1:30 a.m. local time. Several hundred thousand vacationers and locals in…

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