No Vietnamese casualties reported in quake in Turkey, Greece hinh anh 1Rescuers search for survivors of the deadly earthquake in Izmir, Turkey (Photo: AFP/VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – No Vietnamese casualties have been reported following a deadly earthquake that struck Turkey and Greece on October 30.

The Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs ordered representative agencies in Turkey and Greece to continue keeping a close watch on the situation and remain in touch with local authorities and the Vietnamese communities in the two nations, in an effort to timely update information and carry out citizen protection measures if necessary.

In case of emergency, Vietnamese citizens can contact the embassies in Turkey  +90-545-785-8548, in Greece +30-695-194-9459, or the citizen protection hotline +84-981-848-484.

At least 27 people were killed while hundreds of others wounded in Turkey and Greece when a powerful earthquake hit the Aegean Sea on October 30 afternoon./.