Just In: Forty-two people were killed and more than 200 injured in Syria's Aleppo, Hama and Latakia regions, after an earthquake shook the country's north and west and southern Turkey, Syria's state news agency (SANA) reported on Monday. (Reporting by Timour Azhari; Writing by Clauda Tanios; Editing by Tom Hogue)

Earlier: Syrian civil defence operating in rebel-held areas said on Monday that a powerful earthquake that struck Turkey and northern Syria had left "tens of victims and people stuck under rubble" of collapsed buildings in the country's north-west.

The civil defence, known as the White Helmets, said in a post on Twitter that the volunteer group was working to rescue survivors. (Reporting by Timour Azhari and Sneha Bhowmik; Editing by Christopher Cushing)