ISTANBUL — Floods in Turkey, including the country’s largest metropolis Istanbul, have left at least 10 people dead and injured more than a dozen as of Wednesday as torrential rains swept across the country.
Flash floods killed at least two people and injured more than a dozen in Istanbul late Tuesday, raising Turkey’s death toll from flooding this week to at least 10 as torrential rains swept across the country.
The downpour started late on Tuesday local time, causing flooding in several districts of Istanbul. Two people died and 31 more were injured, Turkey’s Interior Minister Ali Yerlikaya said Wednesday. The wounded were taken to hospitals.