At least two people were killed and 120 injured when a 6.7 magnitude quake hit the Greek island of Kos and Turkey's Aegean coast, sending tourists onto the streets.
Frightened citizens of Bitez, a resort town about six kilometers (four miles) west of Bodrum, have spent the night outside of homes they feared would collapse.
Tourists stand outside a bar on the Greek Island of Kos.
Rescuers were working hard to help those injured on the Greek island of Kos after the powerful earthquake killed two people and injured at least 120 others.
Hotel guests sleeping outside in Turkish resort town of Bitez, near Bodrum.
People were hurt falling out of windows. So many preferred to sit outside.
At least two people were killed when a 6.7 magnitude quake struck the Greek island of Kos and Turkey's Aegean coast, sending tourists out to the streets. USGS put the epicenter near the Turkish resort of Bodrum.
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