BREAKING: Major earthquake hits holiday hotspots in Turkey and Greece

BREAKING: Major earthquake hits holiday hotspots in Turkey and Greece

A strong earthquake of magnitude 7 has hit holiday hotspots in Turkey and Greece, destroying a number of buildings.

The epicentre of the tremor was in the Aegean Sea some 11 miles (17 km) off the coast of Turkey’s Izmir province, at a depth of 10 miles (16km).

Turkish media showed wreckage of a multiple-storey building in central Izmir, with people climbing it to reach rescuers.

The authorities said there was no immediate information on casualties.

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