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  • Updated: January 17, 2022

Canadian Diplomat Killed While Skiing In Turkey

A Canadian Diplomat and Canadian United Nations Coordination Member, Micheal Kreeft was killed while skiing in Erciyes Ski Resort in central Turkey.

According to Daily Sabah, the search and rescue team recovered his body on Sunday.

He was among the people who came to ski and were caught in an avalanche in the valley of Hisarcık Kapı in Erciyes Ski Center.

Gendarmerie units and Turkey's Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) were sent to the scene upon the alarm of people around.

Two of them were rescued alive by the rescue teams, while the Diplomat's body, who was under the avalanche continued. Kreeft's body was later found during the search carried out by the rescue teams.

His body was brought down by the teams with a snowmobile and delivered to an ambulance.

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Quadri Adejumo
Quadri Adejumo

Quadri Adejumo is a reporter, sports column writer, opinion and profile writer. He tweets via @...

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