Bosphorus Strait opened to marine traffic

 Bosphorus Strait opened to marine traffic

Istanbul’s Bosphorus Strait, which was closed to marine traffic this morning, was opened, the press secretary of Turkey's Transportation and Communication Ministry Turan Özyanık said.

The straight was closed for a research and rescue effort to reach a man who had gone for a swim in Istanbul's Bosphorus, went missing after getting caught in a drift on July 15, Hurriyet Daily reported.

Rescue teams will continue to search for a body, but without closing marine traffic.

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