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Wildfires in Turkey rage as evacuees are brought away by bus

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Wildfires in Turkey rage as evacuees are brought away by bus

The above video shows people being evacuated by bus from Bodrum in southern Turkey as wildfires continue to rage in the region.

A heatwave across southern Europe, fed by hot air from North Africa, has led to deadly forest fires in Turkey as the hot temperatures mean that the terrain is very dry.

The death toll from the wildfires has risen to eight on Sunday, with tourists also being evacuated from the popular destinations of Antalya and Mugla as people attempt to escape the blaze.

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