One Killed in a 5.8-Magnitude Earthquake on Greece's Crete Island

Published September 27th, 2021 - 10:59 GMT
Strong earthquake damage homes in Crete island.
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Strong earthquake damage homes in Crete island.

Strong earthquake of 5.8-magnitude has hit the Crete island leaving one civilian dead and 9 injured, local news revealed on Monday.

According to Greek authorities, one person was trapped under wreckage of a church at Crete island which rests approximately 160 km south of the Greek mainland. 

Crete is the largest and most populous of the Greek islands.


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