So far, over 5,000 people have been reported dead in the earthquake.

When Ömer Dönmez from Östersund found out what had happened, he tried to call his brother.

- Finally I caught him.

He shouted "my daughter and my wife", Ömer tells SVT Jämtland.

In the clip: Hear Ömer tell about how he reacted when he learned about the earthquake, and how his relatives in Turkey are affected.

The epicenter of the quake is a short distance from Hatay, where Ömer Dönmez has relatives.

Nevertheless, the area is badly affected by the earthquake.

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