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One dead as 6.3-magnitude earthquake rocks Greek islands

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SHAKEN. Rubble is strewn along a street in the village Plomari on the Greek island of Lesbos on June 12, 2017, following an earthquake. Stringer/AFP

The tremor, felt as far as Athens and Izmir in Turkey, damaged at least 3 churches and shops in south Lesbos, local owners say, while rock slides blocked some roads

ATHENS, Greece (Jun. 13, 2017) — A woman died and 10 people were hurt on Monday, June 12, when a 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck the Greek islands of Lesbos and Chios and the Aegean coast of western Turkey, officials said. Continue reading One dead as 6.3-magnitude earthquake rocks Greek islands