8 killed in floods, landslide in northeast Turkey

A total of eight people were killed in the floods that affected the Black Sea province of Artvin on Aug. 24, with one child still remained missing, the Hurriyet Daily News reports.

According to initial reports, Hacer Kara, 56, Altan Kara, 60, Funda Toksoy, 41, Sabri Acıbadem, 41, Nermin Demir, 59, Emniyet Gedik, 55, Ünsal Gedik, 41, and Erdal Eren Gedik, 17, were killed in the floods that hit the Hopa district after heavy rainfall.

Rescue work is ongoing to find the missing five-year old child. reports that the region. is populated mainly by Hamshen Armenians.


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