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Five people were killed and five others missing in floods in southeastern Turkey (video)

Five people were killed, and five others are missing, as a result of floods that struck today the states of Adi Yaman and Sanliurfa, southeastern Turkey.

And the Turkish Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) stated, in a statement, that the amount of rain that fell in the district "blueberry" In the state of Adi Yaman, during the past 24 hours, it reached 136 mm, pointing out that it resulted in the death of one person and the loss of 3 others, while the search for the missing continues.

In the state of Sanliurfa, the average rainfall reached 111 mm during the past 24 hours, killing 4 people and missing two others.

?????Violent floods destroy a bridge and engulf the road in Sanliurfa, Turkey ???????? Amidst news of deaths#Şanlıurfa pic.twitter.com/3WbyIxmiis

In the meantime, the authorities issued warnings to citizens of the intensification of the rains, and the possibility of floods forming at a large rate during the coming days. It is noteworthy that the state of Adi Yaman was one of the Turkish regions most affected by the earthquake that struck the south of the country at dawn on the sixth of last February.


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