Italy withdraws tsunami warning after deadly earthquake hits Turkey, Syria
Italian authorities said on Monday they had withdrawn a tsunami warning for the country’s southern coast that was raised after a major earthquake struck central Turkey and northwest Syria, killing hundreds of people.
Italy’s Civil Protection Department had issued a statement recommending people to move away from coastal areas but later reduced the alert and tweeted that it had been withdrawn.
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Train traffic in the southern regions of Sicily, Calabria and Apulia had been temporarily halted as a precaution but resumed in the morning, the agency said in the statement.
The 7.9-magnitude earthquake hit central Turkey and northwest Syria in the early darkness of Monday, killing more than 200 people as buildings collapsed across the snowy region.
Watch: Surveillance video from inside a shop in #Turkey shows the moment a major earthquake hit. At least 176 people have been killed as a result in both Turkey and #Syria.https://t.co/bENgkTTjkH pic.twitter.com/5W8odBi2ed— Al Arabiya English (@AlArabiya_Eng) February 6, 2023
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