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Turkey: Swiss tourist trapped on rocks rescued

68-year-old man climbed rocks in picturesque Faralya area in southwestern resort town of Fethiye

Ali Riza Akkir   | 05.01.2021
Turkey: Swiss tourist trapped on rocks rescued

MUGLA, Turkey

Turkish teams on Tuesday rescued a Swiss man who was trapped on the rocks in a popular Turkish resort town.

Peter Andrin Steiner, 68, now on holiday in the southwestern town of Fethiye, was on a walk in the picturesque Faralya area when he decided to climb some rocks, and got stuck.

After he called the 112 emergency hotline, a Turkish Gendarmerie Search and Rescue Team was dispatched to help him.

Successfully rescued, the Swiss tourist is now in good condition, sources said.

*Writing by Handan Kazanci

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