Turkey: Buildings collapse while reporter is live as earthquake hits Elbistan

A journalist recorded the exact moment that an earthquake hit a region of Elbistan destroying different buildings on Monday.

Footage shows the reporter and others running after an earthquake hit the area where the journalist was doing his live coverage. The impact of the disaster destroyed several buildings in the zone.

This afternoon, Turkish authorities confirmed that 1,541 people died because of the natural disaster.

Turkish Vice President Fuat Oktay announced that in addition to the 1,541 deaths, other 9,733 people got injured. He also said that the earthquake also destroyed 3,471 buildings.

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