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Flooding from torrential rains killed three people in northwestern Turkey, Anatolia agency said today, citing local authorities.
The bodies of a father and son as well as an elderly woman were recovered in the small town of Buyukkaristiran in Kirklareli province, bordering Bulgaria, state-run Anatolia said, citing Deputy Mayor of Mesut Colak of Buyukkaristiran.
Hundreds of sheep perished in flash floods in Kirklareli and neighboring Tekirdag provinces, authorities said.
The governor’s office in Tekirdag said nearly 300 people, who were trapped by flooding, were evacuated. Floodwaters inundated several businesses and houses and blocked traffic on some highways in the region, officials said.
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