Duvar EnglishTurkey completes evacuation of citizens from Europe, puts them under quarantine
Some 209 Turkish citizens who were evacuated from the Maldives landed in the capital Ankara May 6, after which they were transported to their quarantine location in another province.
The 209 passengers were taken to state dormitories via 10 buses under police escort in the Central Anatolian province of Kırşehir.
The evacuated passengers' body temperatures were checked before they were placed into Fatma Bacı Student Dormitory.
Police surrounded the dormitory buildings where the passengers will stay for 14 days.
The Family and Social Policies Ministry said they will assign therapists and sociology experts to observe and consult the citizens under quarantine.
The Kırşehir Governor's Office, provincial health directorate and the Turkish Red Crescent will supply the passengers' needs during quarantine, officials noted.