Creek search may go on in summer
The search efforts in the Filyos creek are continuing with helicopters.As the search efforts to find the nine missing people continue in Zonguldak’s Filyos creek, Zonguldak Provincial Disaster Coordination Director Ahmet Güngör said they will continue to their search in the summer if they cannot find the bodies.
“If we can’t find the bodies now, we will continue our search when the water level goes down in the summer time,” he said.
The Çaycuma Bridge over the Filyos creek collapsed on April 6 . 15 people crossing the bridge were swept away in the water below.
Meanwhile authorities ordered the evacuation of 21 of the 81 homes in Tevekli village, located in Çorum’s Bayat district due to an avalance. Also access to seven villages and five hamlets in the Hizan district of the eastern province of Bitlis was blocked by damage from the avalanches.