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Heavy rains in Kars cause flooding in two villages


According to the information received, in the villages of Aynalı and Ortalar in the district, some citizens were trapped in their homes after the flood due to a thunderstorm.

Upon the notification, Provincial Disaster and Emergency Directorate (AFAD), Provincial Special Administration, fire department, gendarmerie and 112 Emergency Service teams were sent to the region.

The teams evacuated the water accumulated in front of the houses in Aynalı with construction equipment.

Teams mobilized to rescue 9 citizens trapped in their homes and roofs.

AFAD and Provincial Special Administration teams rescued 74-year-old Hakan Evren, who was stuck in his home, by taking him into the bucket of the construction machine. Evren was delivered to 112 Emergency Service teams.

The remaining 8 people were taken to safe areas with the help of the teams.

Trying to save beekeepers

Beekeepers were also trapped in the rural area between Aynalı and Ortalar village. Efforts are being made to save these people and to open the group village road that was closed due to flood waters.

According to the first determinations, 7 houses in Aynalı village and 4 houses in Ortalar village and their annexes were damaged due to flooding, 8 cattle perished.

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