It is reported by RIA Novosti with reference to the Suria TV channel.

“A large number of buildings collapsed in some areas of Aleppo, including Fardus, Salahetdin and Bustan al-Qasr,” the report said.

Earlier, several residential buildings collapsed due to an earthquake near Latakia in Syria.

It was also reported that aftershocks with a magnitude of 6.4 to 6.6 were recorded in southeast Turkey.