1992 Görmeç avalanche

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1992 Görmeç avalanche
Görmeç, Şırnak is located in Turkey
Görmeç, Şırnak
Görmeç, Şırnak
Görmeç, Şırnak, Turkey
Date1 February 1992 (1992-02-01)
LocationGörmeç, Şırnak, Turkey
Coordinates37°32′43″N 42°12′50″E / 37.54528°N 42.21389°E / 37.54528; 42.21389Coordinates: 37°32′43″N 42°12′50″E / 37.54528°N 42.21389°E / 37.54528; 42.21389
CauseAvalanche
Outcome71 soldiers and 26 villagers dead
Deaths97

The 1992 Görmeç avalanche was an avalanche that occurred on 1 February, 1992, in Görmeç, Şırnak Province in south-east Turkey, killing 97 people including 71 soldiers.[1][2]

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  1. ^ "Çığ terör gibi" (in Turkish). Milliyet. 9 February 1998. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  2. ^ "In 1992, happened" (in Turkish). Tarihtebugun.org. Retrieved 19 October 2014.