Anadolu Agency reporter still missing in Turkey
Reporter swept away by avalanche on Friday during assignment
Turkish rescue teams and gendarmerie units continue search and rescue efforts for an Anadolu Agency correspondent who was swept away by an avalanche in northeastern Turkey on Friday.
Abdulkadir Nisanci was covering road construction works on Mount Soganli, located between northeastern Bayburt and Trabzon provinces, at an altitude of 3,500 meters.
Nisanci slipped when a mass of snow he stepped on broke loose at Derebasi Curves area, which is known as one of the most dangerous curves in the world.
Teams of the state-run Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD), National Medical Search Team (UMKE), Gendarmerie Special Command of Public Security, Gendarmerie search and rescue teams and paramedics were dispatched to the area.
* Writing by Erdogan Cagatay ZonturAnadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.