A ferry carrying 205 Turkish citizens arrived at the Aegean city of Bodrum on July 21 after being stranded on the Greek island of Kos due to a severe earthquake late in the night.
The injured were taken to hospitals in Muğla's Bodrum district by rescue teams.
A Turkish naval ship escorted the passenger vessel during its journey from the island of Kos to Bodrum.
The name of the Turkish national killed in the earthquake on the island of Kos is Sinan Kurtoglu. According to Turkish media, the 39-year-old man was killed when the bar he was at in the old town of Kos collapsed. The other tourist that was killed was a 27-year-old Swede whose identity has not yet been confirmed. The Turkish man was identified by the Turkish Minister of Health.
The island of Kos is taking stock of the extent of the damage caused after the powerful 6.4 magnitude earthquake hit at 1.30am on Friday morning resulting in the death of two people. The island’s port has suffered major damage and has closed down after offi