Search to rescue Turkish reporter continues
BAYBURT – Anadolu Agency
Turkish rescue teams and gendarmerie units continue to search and rescue efforts for an Anadolu Agency correspondent who was swept away by an avalanche in northeastern Turkey on May 10.
Abdulkadir Nişancı was covering road construction works on Mount Soğanlı, located between northeastern Bayburt and Trabzon provinces, at an altitude of 3,500 meters.
Nişancı slipped when a mass of snow he stepped on broke loose at Derebaşı Curves area, which is known as one of the most dangerous curves in the world.
Teams of the state-run Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD), National Medical Search Team (UMKE), Gendarmerie Special Command of Public Security, Gendarmerie search and rescue teams and paramedics were dispatched to the area.