Turkey quake: All Indians safe: Govt

India tonight said its nationals in Turkey are reportedly safe after that country was rocked by a strong earthquake causing widespread casualties and destruction.

Last Updated: Oct 23, 2011, 23:45 PM IST

New Delhi: India tonight said its nationals
in Turkey are reportedly safe after that country was rocked by
a strong earthquake causing widespread casualties and
destruction.

"As per information available with the Embassy of India
in Ankara, Indian nationals are reportedly safe," the Ministry
of External Affairs said in a statement.

The statement said the Indian Embassy has also set up a
helpline--Phone: +90 530 4403216 (during office hours) and +
90 530 3142200 (outside office hours).

PTI