HEAVY RAIN CAUSES FLOOD, SWEEP CARS DOWNSTREAM IN TURKEY

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A torrential flood has hit the city of Ankara, the Turkish capital, sending vehicles downstream and damaging local businesses.

The rain, which was expected to last for three hours on Saturday afternoon (local time), came down in nine minutes, causing flooding in Ankara’s Mamak district.

Ankara’s Mayor, Mustafa Tuna, told local media it was a “natural disaster like never before”.

“Four people were injured in the floods, which damaged more than 160 cars and 25 businesses,” Turkish Social Security Minister Julide Sarieroglu said.

Footage showed cars and trucks being swept away in fast-moving floodwaters.

 

Still In The News…

CAR CRASHES INTO NEW YORK RESTAURANT

 

 

An unknown red car yesterday crashed into the Enzo’s Ristorante in the Westchester County village of Mamaroneck shortly before 8 p.m. Sunday injuring several people.

Mamaroneck Mayor Tom Murphy tells The Journal News that multiple diners inside the restaurant were hurt and taken to a hospital. Their conditions were not immediately known.

Still unsure of the accident if it was as a result of Alcohol or frustration, the Mayor promised a thorough investigation.

SOURCE:

ABC News

Ottawa Citizen

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