They survived but lost both home, neighbors and friends in the racial masses.

Right now, the family is in the coastal city of Mersin, which has become a temporary refuge.

Because when everything is destroyed in the hometown, they, like so many others, have to look for a new place to live.


My hometown Antakya is completely destroyed.

The city is completely obliterated.

The only thing left is the smell of death, says Ahmed Habibogullari.

His 22-year-old son has already gone to Antalya to look for work, and now Ahmed himself is planning to go to Ankara.

Hear them in the clip.