SIIRT/ORDU/KUTAHYA, Turkey

Turkey evacuated more than 450 of its nationals Thursday from all over the world amid the coronavirus pandemic. 

A specially arranged Turkish Airlines flight carrying 181 Turkish citizens left from Azerbaijan’s Ganja International Airport and landed in the Black Sea province of Ordu.

Separately, a total of 182 Turks were evacuated on a flight from Sudan and landed in Batman province. Following health checks, they were sent to Siirt province.

Meanwhile, a flight carrying 94 Turks from Serbia landed in Kutahya province.

All of the evacuees were housed at student dormitories for a 14-day quarantine in line with

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