Turkish soldiers and locals try to rescue people trapped under avalanche in Bahcesaray in Van province. Photo: Reuters

At least 31 killed by avalanches in Turkey

  • Video from the scene showed at least three overturned vehicles at the bottom of a hill during a snowstorm
  • Some rescuers were climbing a steep incline to get out of the mass of snow while others dug frantically into the snow with shovels and pickaxes
Topic |   Natural disasters
Turkish soldiers and locals try to rescue people trapped under avalanche in Bahcesaray in Van province. Photo: Reuters
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