31 Jul 2021

At least six killed in Turkey as wildfires sweep Europe

At least six people have been killed in wildfires which have swept along the Aegean coast in southern Turkey over the last four days, forcing thousands of people to be evacuated.

In Italy and Greece, firefighters there have also battled wildfires fanned by winds and high temperatures. Greece is also bracing itself for extreme temperatures, expected to reach 44 degrees celsius in the new few days.