Puppy rescued from forest fire in Turkey becomes disaster teams' mascot
Puppy rescued from forest fire in Turkey becomes disaster teams' mascot
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Puppy rescued from forest fire in Turkey becomes disaster teams' mascot

13:42 August 02, 2021 AA

A puppy that was rescued from a fire in Manavgat district in Turkey’s southern province of Antalya has become the mascot of disaster teams working to save lives from massive blazes that erupted last week in parts of the country’s south. Ekrem Tekin, a youth center worker who went to support the teams in the district where firefighting efforts were being carried out from the air and land, told Anadolu Agency that the pup, who has been named "Yanik" (burned), was discovered by rescuers while they were saving an elderly woman in the Gebeci neighborhood.

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