Turkey fires: Blazes threaten Marmaris and other coastal resorts

Thousands of firefighters are battling wildfires in villages and resorts on Turkey’s Mediterranean and Aegean coasts.

Four people have died and dozens have been taken to hospital. An investigation has been launched to determine if some of the fires were a result of arson.

During a visit to Manavgat, Turkey’s Agriculture Minister Bekir Pakdemirli, said bringing the fires under control might take time.