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Antalya Fires Leave Turkish Village in Ruins

At least seven people have died after forest fires broke out in the southern Turkish province of Antalya, local media reported on August 1.

According to authorities, the fires broke out on July 28 at several locations in Manavgat, a coastal district in Antalya. As of July 30, some 960 personnel and over 20 aircraft were involved in the firefighting response.

This footage, taken in Kalemler, inside Manavgat, shows the charred remains of buildings. According to local reports, at least two people perished in Kalemler during the fires.

Official reports indicated that 107 of 112 wildfires in Turkey had been brought under control on August 1. Credit: @balaates via Storyful

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