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Four Killed As Wildfires Sweep Turkey, Villages Evacuated

30/07/2021 11:19 PM | Click to read full article

The deaths from wildfires on Turkey's southern coast has risen to four and firefighters were battling blazes for a third day on Friday after the evacuation of dozens of villages and some hotels.

More than 70 wildfires have broken out this week in provinces on Turkey's Aegean and Mediterranean coasts as well as inland areas, President Tayyip Erdogan said, adding that 14 were still burning.