VIDEO: Keep calm and take your tea, two Turks say during earthquake
ISTANBULTwo men in a shop in the western province of Çanakkale refused to leave their tea behind, despite being shaken by a 6.5-magnitude earthquake on May 24, which causing damage and minor injuries in several areas.
The security camera footage showing the moments in and outside of a Çanakkale shop went viral on Turkish social media May 27.
Turkey is the world leader in the list of countries by tea consumption per capita. Each Turk drinks an average of 7.52 kg of tea a year.
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