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Bear seen in tunnel in Turkiye

A coach came across a bear in a tunnel on the Gümüşhane-Trabzon highway. The bear, figuring out that it’s harder to pass through the mountain by climbing it, used the Mecitli Tunnel to get to the other side faster. “I was sitting in the…

footage shows yacht fire in Turkey

A fire broke out on a yacht and a sailing boat in Turkey's Fethiye district of Muğla province. The yacht was destroyed by fire and drowned. Four people on the yacht and a sailboat jumped into the sea to escape the fire. Two people were…

massive fire at mattress factory in Izmir

A massive fire broke out in a mattress factory in Zmir's Torbal district. The fire reduced approximately 30,000 square meters to ashes, rendering the factory unusable. Three people were taken to the hospital as a result of the smoke.…

burned areas to be afforested in Turkey’s Çanakkale

In 2022, a total of 512 fires occurred in Çanakkale, Turkey, including 106 forest fires and 406 open field burnings. In these fires, 580 hectares of land were destroyed. The teams of the Regional Directorate of Forestry carry out…

Planes respond to Antalya forest fire

The effort to extinguish the fire that broke out in the early morning in the forestation area of Antalya's Kaş district. Water-tenders and forestry workers were brought to the scene to combat the fire. Four planes also responding to the…

Fire at recycling facility in Osmaniye, Turkey

A fire broke out at a scrap recycling facility in the Osmaniye district of Toprakkale, Turkey. While construction equipment is used to remove scrap piles from the fire area, firefighting teams continue to respond to the fire. A firefighting…

Group of bears appear in Turkey’s Tunceli

A group of bears appeared in Tunceli city center in Turkey. One of the bears dragged a garbage container 20 meters to give it to its family. The barkings of the dogs around failed to scare away the large animals. In Tunceli, it has become…

Whirlwind emerges in Hatay, Turkey

A whirlwind emerging after rain caused damage and panic in Hatay, Turkey. The whirlwind, first seen on offshore, reached the Çevlik Coast and damaged workplaces, trees, and sheds around. Luckily, the whirlwind disappeared before causing…

Fire at Izmir’s forest area

A small forest fire broke out in İzmir, Turkey. Regional Directorate of Forestry responded to the fire in Kiraz district. The teams responded to the fire with 4 helicopters, 14 water tanks, 5 water tankers and 2 dozers.

Otters spotted in Istanbul

Otters appeared on Istanbul's Silivri coast in Turkey. They were seen playing with each other in the footage. Otters, which are in the category of endangered animals by the International Union for Conservation of Nature, were viewed by…

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