— Ankaralı Jan (@06JAnk) August 3, 2021
Devastating fires in Turkey.
And extraordinary failure of Erdogan leadership. The President refused help from Greece, instead asking for support from Russia, Iran and Qatar, none of which have the equipment and expertise Greece offered.pic.twitter.com/9OZwsaavZw
— ian bremmer (@ianbremmer) August 2, 2021
Pictures Turkey’s broadcast watchdog RTUK does not want seen: People trying to put down the fires w/ their own hands, a woman crying “My house is on fire”. RTUK said earlier today coverage from wildfires demoralised people and threatened severe punishment pic.twitter.com/KAckZVrCKt
— Selin Girit (@selingirit) August 3, 2021
Deaths occur in Turkey with Italy and Greece also badly hit with thousands evacuated
Eight people have died and thousands have been evacuated from their homes as extreme wildfires continue to rage in parts of southern Europe.
Film seti değil, efekt değil… Burası Manavgat yanarken Side'deki Apollon Tapınağı… 🔥 pic.twitter.com/qoJZMgpNPm
— Hava Forum (@HavaForum) August 5, 2021
The prosecutors have started an investigation on the social media global help calls. You are free to die but not allowed to ask for help in Turkey. https://t.co/6vPSBW7dlD
— Ece Temelkuran (@ETemelkuran) August 5, 2021