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Saturday, February 22nd 2020, 1:50 pm - Residents are struggling to dig out from underneath 20 feet of snow (6.09 metres), have been left in the dark and are without water

A village in Turkey is attempting to dig itself out after more than 6 metres (20 feet) of snow has been dumped on it this month.

Snowstorms have left residents in Yuksekova without power and water, as the entire town has been buried under the copious amount of snow.

The heavy snowfalls has caused disruptions in the southeastern Turkey provinces of Van, Agri and Bitlis, and has isolated more than 70 villages, according to private Demiroren news agency (DHA).

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Schools are currently closed and have been for three days, while snow plow drivers attempt to clear the main roads to dozens of villages, DHA added.

Thumbnail courtesy of REUTERS.

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