Tourists evacuated from hotels by boat amid Turkey wildfires

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Published on 1 Aug 2021, 12:47
Tourists were evacuated from some hotels in Mugla's popular district of Bodrum on Saturday as a fire spread down the hill towards the seashore.

Reports say that fires have sprung up in 32 provinces since Wednesday and at six people have died.

A number of wildfires are still blazing in south-east Turkey but more than 100 have been brought under control, according to the Minister of Forestry and Agriculture, Bekir Pakdemirli.

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