Heavy rain kills 2 people in southern Turkey
Mediterranean Mersin province receives 100-160 kilograms per square meter of precipitation
As heavy rain has swept southern Turkey, at least two people were killed in rain-related incidents on Tuesday.
In the Mediterranean Mersin province, the downpour caused landslide, which destroyed the shelter of six-member family, according to local sources.
Five of them survived the incident, while 62-year-old Ibrahim Onel got stuck under the wreckage and later found dead.
Separately, one person was killed in a road accident when the car of victim slid into a water-filled culvert after losing the control of the steering wheel.
Mersin Governor Ali Ihsan Su said a crisis desk was established to respond the emergency cases, adding that no emergency response is needed currently.
Mersin received 100-160 kilograms per square meter of precipitation, the governor said, citing the meteorological sources.
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