Two men drown at popular beaches in Turkey


British teen stabbed in Turkey as two men drown at popular beachesOludeniz, Turkey. Rex

Two British tourists have drowned at different beaches in popular Turkish province Muğla.

Paramedics were called to Belcekiz beach in Oludeniz when 55-year-old holidaymaker Anthony Gissing was found floating in the sea without moving, Hurriyet Daily News reports.

He was taken to shore before being dispatched to a hospital nearby but could not be saved.

According to World Bulletin, on Kumburnu beach in Fethiye, beach workers noticed 69-year-old Martin Webb's body floating on the sea surface but paramedics' failed to save his life.

The bodies of both men were sent to the Muğla Forensics Department for autopsy.

The Foreign Office has confirmed the hospitalisation of the teenager, while looking into details of the drownings.

Meanwhile, a British teenager is fighting for his life after he was stabbed more than a dozen times and discovered naked in a garden in Marmaris' Tepe district.

According to the Daily Mail, Dwaine Ward, 17, was reportedly found by local residents on Tuesday morning.

He was taken to the intensive care unit at the popular Turkish beach resort's Marmaris State Hospital.

Police are investigating the incident and say that he was stabbed in the throat, chest, groin, legs and arms.

The attack reportedly happened after Dwaine and his 32-year-old brother had gone drinking in Bar Street on Monday night.

The pair became separated and Dwaine returned to Ali Baba Otel, where he was staying with his mother and brother, alone.

Speaking to the Daily Mail, his mother said: "Dwaine's facing another operation this morning. His dad's flying out from the UK to be with him.

"I'm too distressed to talk about it."

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