Turkey: Foreign tourists evacuated as wildfires threaten resorts

Turkey: Foreign tourists evacuated as wildfires threaten resorts

Tourists have been evacuated from beaches in south-western Turkey, where raging wildfires are now threatening hotels and homes, BBC reports 

Turkish Coastguard vessels - assisted by private boats and yachts - were deployed to bring holidaymakers to safety, according to local media.

In the city of Bodrum, three five-star hotels were reportedly evacuated.

The fires, which have been burning since Wednesday, have left six people dead.

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