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Strong winds fan forest fire in southwestern Turkey

Strong winds fan forest fire in southwestern Turkey

Firefighters tackled a forest fire which broke out near the tourist town of Datca in southwestern Turkey, where the Aegean and Mediterranean seas meet, local authorities and media reported on Wednesday. Nine helicopters, five aircraft …

Firefighters battle to control wildfire in southern Türkiye

Firefighters battle to control wildfire in southern Türkiye

Firefighters and other personnel are intervening by land and air to control a wildfire that broke out overnight in a forest in southern Türkiye, an official said Wednesday. The cause of the fire in Marmaris district of Mugla …

Magnitude 4.3 earthquake jolts Turkey

Magnitude 4.3 earthquake jolts Turkey

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.3 was recorded off the coast of Turkey’s Mugla province, the country's disaster agency reported early Monday. The Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) said the quake occurred …

Wildfire reaches Turkey power plant, prompts evacuations

Wildfire reaches Turkey power plant, prompts evacuations

A coal-fueled power plant in southwest Turkey and nearby residential areas were being evacuated Wednesday evening as flames from a wildfire reached the plant, a mayor and local reporters said as sirens from the plant could be heard blaring. …

Turkey's coast hit by 4.3-magnitude earthquake

Turkey's coast hit by 4.3-magnitude earthquake

 A 4.3-magnitude earthquake was registered in the Mediterranean Sea, some 155 kilometers from Marmaris in Turkey 's Mugla province. The seismic center was located at a depth of 7 kilometers, the Turkish media reported. …

 Wildfire breaks out in western Turkey

Wildfire breaks out in western Turkey

Forests are burning in the Milam district of Turkey’s Mugla province  Fire brigades have been sent to extinguish the fire, six helicopters have been also involved. The fire covers a total area of 50 …

Coal mine collapses in Turkey's Mugla

Coal mine collapses in Turkey's Mugla

A coal mine collapsed in Turkey’s Mugla province, the Turkish media reported. According to preliminary information, three miners remain under the rubble, the rescue work is underway. In total, there are 740 coal mines in …

Tornado kills two people in Turkey's Antalya

Tornado kills two people in Turkey's Antalya

At least two people have been killed and 11 injured when a powerful tornado hit Turkey's Mediterranean province of Antalya, according to the provincial governor Munir Karaloglu. "Eleven were injured, including …

Turkey's Dalaman hit by earthquake

Turkey's Dalaman hit by earthquake

A 3.5-magnitude earthquake hit the Dalaman district of Turkey’s Mugla province, the Turkish media reported. The tremors were registered at 09:20 (GMT +3). The depth of the earthquake source was 3.3 km in the Mediterranean …

Turkey’s Mugla hit by 4.3-magnitude quake

Turkey’s Mugla hit by 4.3-magnitude quake

Turkey’s south-western Mugla province was hit by an earthquake with a 4.3 magnitude at 09:25 (GMT + 3), Turkish media reported. The epicenter was at a depth of 40 kilometers. There have been no reports on the …

Turkey's Mugla hit by 4.3-magnitude earthquake

Turkey's Mugla hit by 4.3-magnitude earthquake

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.3 points has occurred in the south-western Turkish province of Mugla this morning. The earthquake was registered 25 km of Dalaman at 03:25 local time. The depth of the earthquake source was 6.3 …

Turkey's Dalaman shaken by 4-magnitude earthquake

Turkey's Dalaman shaken by 4-magnitude earthquake

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4 points has occurred in the Dalaman region of the south-western Turkish province of Mugla. Shocks of the earthquake were recorded at 07:32 local time (GMT + 3). The source of the earthquake lied at a …

Turkey's Dalaman hit by 4-magnitude earthquake

Turkey's Dalaman hit by 4-magnitude earthquake

The Dalaman district of the south-western Turkish province of Mugla was hit by the 4-magnitude earthquake this morning. The tremors were registered at 05:36 local time (GMT +3). The depth of the earthquake source was 7 km, Turkish …

Tourist bus overturns in Turkey's Mugla

Tourist bus overturns in Turkey's Mugla

A bus carrying tourists has overturned in Turkey’s Mugla province, Turkish media reported. Twenty-six people were injured in accident.  First aid teams and rescuers have arrived at the scene. All the injured …

 Magnitude 5.0 earthquake hits Turkey’s Mugla

Magnitude 5.0 earthquake hits Turkey’s Mugla

An earthquake of magnitude 5.0 shook Ula district in Turkey's southwestern Mugla province late Wednesday.  The quake hit the Aegean city at 23.22 and there are no casualties or damage following the quake, Mugla Governor …

700-year old Torah seized in Turkey's Mugla

700-year old Torah seized in Turkey's Mugla

Turkish security forces seized an ancient Torah manuscript in the southern Mugla province. Written on gazelle leather, the Torah is thought to date back at least 700 years. Security forces launched an operation after receiving …