One missing in Turkey floods / PHOTO

A person was reported missing in floods and storm that hit a Mediterranean province on Monday.

One missing in Turkey floods / PHOTO

World Bulletin / News Desk

A person was reported missing in floods and storm that hit a Mediterranean province on Monday, Anadolu news agency said on Tuesday.

A 51-year-old person, Mustafa Dolapci, who climbed a tree to avoid being dragged by floods triggered by torrential rains in Antalya, was reported missing, eyewitnesses told AA correspondent.


flood2.jpg


However, teams rescued 30-year-old Ali Riza Turktas who also left the car and climbed to a tree on Antalya-Manavgat highway which was closed to traffic as three brooks overflowed.


flood1.20100209111755.jpg


Helicopters rescued 17 people, including six children, who were living in the same "Abdurrahmanlar" region.


flood3.jpg


Torrential rains also flooded some houses, agricultural fields, and greenhouses, and destroyed ovine animals and poultry in Antalya's Aksu town and some villages.

 

Last Mod: 09 Şubat 2010, 14:47
Add Comment