Turkey wildfires: People flee as blazes spread in Marmaris and Bodrum

Wildfires fuelled by high temperatures and gusts of wind are raging in south-western Turkey, forcing the evacuation of hundreds of villages in the region.

Firefighters have been battling to control dozens of blazes – including ones in the coastal resort towns of Manavgat and Marmaris – while tourists in Bodrum were forced to flee hotels.

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