Historical mine found off the coast of Bodrum
MUĞLA - Anadolu Agency
The mine is about two meters in size and is no longer functional. CİHAN photoIn Güllük bay, in Muğla’s Bodrum district, a diver discovered a historic mine and brought it to the Bodrum Underwater Archeology Museum. Diver İbrahim Totoz was diving around Salih Island when he found the historic mine that dates back to the First World War. The mine is about two meters in size and is no longer functional.
Before handing over the mine to the museum officials, Totoz put the mine in his garden where it attracted much attention from passersby who entered the garden to look at the historical mine.
“We think the mine is from World War 1 and used to be used by the marines,” museum official Bahadır Berkaya said.
Berklaya said the mine would be analyzed by officials from Marine Forces which would reveal the exact date of the mine.