Foreign Affairs
Turkey: Four persons died in wildfires in villages and tourist resorts

In Turkey, thousands of fire-fighters are involved in operations to try and control wildfires which engulfed villages and tourist resorts in recent days.

Four persons have already been declared dead and scores of others hospitalised due to the fires.

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said that 57 fires in the forests were under control as efforts are continuing on 14 others.

Meanwhile, authorities launched an investigation to determine if the fires were the result of arson.