One Dead, Six Missing In Flash Floods In North-Western Turkey

ISTANBUL, Turkey, July 20 (NNN-ANADOLU) – Turkish rescue teams, on Friday, recovered the body of a person, listed as missing, in the flash floods that hit north-western Turkey, during the last two days.

A day earlier, seven people, including four children, were reported as missing, in the Esmahanim village of Duzce Province, while 69 stranded residents of the districts of Akcakoca and Cumayeri were rescued.

The body of a 42-year-old woman was found in a stream bed, the broadcaster, NTV said, noting, the search and rescue operation, backed by three helicopters and unmanned aerial vehicles, is continuing.

Since Wednesday night, Duzce has been severely affected by heavy rainfall, which caused flash floods and landslides, blocking several roads leading to the villages.– NNN-ANADOLU