Turkey's floods death toll rises to 8

Turkey's floods death toll rises to 8
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  • calendar-gray 24 August 2020

The death toll from flooding in Turkey's Black Sea province of Giresun has risen to eight, said the country's interior minister Monday, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.

Answering questions of reporters in the disaster-struck area, Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said search and rescue teams are still looking for missing people.

Turkey's Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) in a statement said some 988 personnel and 288 vehicles were deployed in the rescue efforts.

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