In Pictures: 13 Most Devastating Images To Come Out Of The Wildfires Raging In Turkey

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Turkey wildfires
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Since Wednesday, wildfires have been raging across southern Turkey, that have burned down forests and settlements that cut through villages and tourist destinations.

The fires have also killed at least four people and left dozens hospitalized due to injuries.

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Several reports claim that the wildfires broke out because of blistering heat and heavy winds surrounding the forests.

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The images that have come out of the savage fires are heartbreaking. Let’s have a look at some of those.

A local Turk woman can be seen watching the fires spread through different areas near her residence in the town of Manavgat.

resident watches flames of fire
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In the image, burned remains of a turtle can be seen as a result of the scorching fires in Manavgat.

burned turtle in fires
Image Source: Reuters
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A man tries to put out the fire in bushes near Manavgat.

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A rescue truck can be seen near fires that broke out in Osmaniye province.

osmaniye fires
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smoke rising from bushes
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A woman tries to stop an advancing wildfire in Kacarlar village near the Mediterranean coastal town of Manavgat, Antalya, Turkey, Saturday, July 31, 2021. The death toll from wildfires raging in Turkey’s Mediterranean towns rose to six Saturday after two forest workers were killed, the country’s health minister said. Fires across Turkey since Wednesday burned down forests, encroaching on villages and tourist destinations and forcing people to evacuate. (AP Photo)
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Firefighters continue to extinguish the wildfires in Turkey.

firefighters in turkey
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The Turk government has been trying to evacuate tourists from different destinations to fly them to their homes on boats.

tourists evacuation
Image source: Reuters

A wounded man can be seen sitting near an area affected by the fires.

Manavgat fires
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