This is reported by TASS with reference to the governor of the province Salih Aykhan.

“We urge citizens to clear the roads for the passage of rescuers,” the message says.

Earlier, the governor of the Turkish province of Osmaniye, Erdinc Yilmaz, announced at least five deaths as a result of the earthquake in Turkey.

It was also reported that 16 houses collapsed in the Turkish city of Sanliurfa due to the earthquake.