New earthquake strikes Turkey-Syria border region

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A magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck the Turkey-Syria border region late on Monday, setting off panic and damaging buildings in Turkey's Antakya city.

The European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said the tremor struck at a depth of 2 km.

It comes two weeks after the region's worst earthquake in modern history left tens of thousands dead.

Two Reuters witnesses reported a strong quake and further damage to buildings in central Antakya, where it was centered. It was also felt in Egypt and Lebanon.

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