A magnitude-5.9 earthquake hit a town in northwestern Turkey early Wednesday, causing damage to some buildings and widespread panic.
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At least 68 people were injured, mostly while trying to flee homes. Footage released by Turkish private broadcaster TGRT shows how night-time anchorman Ersel Hoskara coninued presenting as the quake was felt in Istanbul while the graphic underneath him read ‘Breaking news: moment of the earthquake live on air’. The earthquake was centered in the town of Golkaya, in Duzce province, some 200 kilometers (125 miles) east of Istanbul, the Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency said.
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