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Ghanaian player Christian Atsu ‘trapped in broken bricks’ after earthquake in Turkey

Ghanaian player Christian Atsu has been reported to be trapped in the rubble after a serious earthquake happened in Turkey this dawn.

News coming in say that the former Chelsea and Newcastle United star Christian Atsu is amongst the victims reportedly trapped under collapsed building after a huge earthquake hit Turkey.

Earlier today, reported that more than 569 persons have been killed in a 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Turkey and Syria this dawn.

Reports say that a lot of families were crushed in their sleep in a powerful 7.8-magnitude earthquake in Turkey and Syria. Christian Atsu who used to play for the national team, Black Stars is said to be one of the victims trapped as search and rescue efforts get underway.

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Aside from Christian Atsu, the club’s sporting director, Taner Savut, is also trapped in efforts to free them to continue.

In a new update, more than 1,300 people have lost their lives in the disaster, with a further 6,000 injured, according to officials.

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