Turkish woman stuck in snowy area in Bulgaria rescued with helicopter

KARDZHALI: A Turkish pregnant woman who was stuck in a snowy area in Rhodope region of Bulgaria was found and rescued with a helicopter on Wednesday.

Patients who were unable to go to hospital due to heavy snow in Rodophe called for help from the authorities. Bulgarian Defense Minister deployed two helicopters to the area. Rescue teams provided medicine and food help to the locals and some seriously sick patients, including a Turkish woman who is pregnant were transferred to the helicopters.

With the efforts of the workers, snow which reached a depth of 1,5-2 meters was removed on road connecting center of Egridere.

SOURCE: CIHAN