( dpa ) - A bird flu outbreak has been found in a village in northern Turkey, the Anadolu news agency reported on Tuesday.
Tests carried out on samples taken from the village of Saz in the Black Sea province of Zonguldak on Saturday confirmed that avian flu had killed a number of poultry from the village, a statement from the Agriculture Ministry said.
It was not clear whether the virus was of the deadly H5N1 strain.
The ministry statment said quarantine measures around the village had been put in place.
In early 2006, four children died in eastern Turkey from bird flu.