Turkish rescue efforts continue in flood-hit Albania

Three Turkish military helicopters evacuated 633 flood victims in Albania in seven days.

Turkish rescue efforts continue in flood-hit Albania

Three Turkish military helicopters evacuated 633 flood victims in Albania in seven days.

Turkey's General Staff posted an information note on its web-site on Sunday in which it said that the Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) sent three Skorsky helicopters to Albania after a flood disaster.

The helicopters carried 45.4 tons of aid from Gjader air base to flooded regions in Albania on Saturday.

Helicopters also evacuated 206 flood victims from the flooded areas on Saturday, raising the total number of people they rescued to 633 in seven days.

From December 5 to 11, Turkish helicopters carried 242.9 tons of food and aid materials to the disaster areas.


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