At least eight people have been killed and many more injured after dozens of forest fires broke out in the southern Turkish province of Antalya, local media reported on August 1.
According to authorities, the fires broke out on Wednesday July 28 at several locations in Manavgat, a coastal district in Antalya. Turkey’s Minister of Agriculture and Forestry said on Sunday that 107 of the 112 fires burning in the region were under control.
Drone footage captured in the Manavgat area on Thursday shows burned out buildings, singed trees and thick clouds of smoke. Credit: n__a__z__i__m via Storyful