TURKEY

2 Turkish soldiers martyred during rescue efforts for Anadolu reporter

Two were during search and for an Anadolu Agency who went missing after falling off a cliff in northeastern Turkey last week.

Ismail Ustaoğlu, governor of Black Sea province of Trabzon, said the soldiers lost their lives while searching for Abdulkadir Nişancı, who slipped when a mass of snow he stepped on broke loose at Derebaşı Curves area.

The curve is known as one of the most dangerous curves in the world.

Nişancı was covering road construction works on , located between northeastern Bayburt and Trabzon provinces, at an altitude of 3,500 meters.

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