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Children trek 4 km in Taurus Mountains every day to pick up signal for online classes

For children living in the remote mountainous areas of the Mediterranean province of Antalya, distance learning introduced in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic could be exhausting.

Some students living in the Taurus Mountains, which spans much of southern Turkey, have to trek to a point where they can pick up signal because they do not have good reception in their villages.

Four children drown in four days in southern Turkey

Four children have drowned in hotel pools in southern Turkey over the past four days.

Safa Boutadjine, 7, the daughter of a French family vacationing in a hotel in the Mediterranean province of Antalya, drowned after she entered an adult pool at the hotel located in the Çolakl? neighborhood in Antalya's Manavgat district at around 6 p.m. on Aug. 5.