Photos: Turkey’s street dogs face off against app, and win

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Stray dogs are a common sight in Istanbul, and, just like the city’s cats, are much loved by locals and tourists alike.

But, with fears among some Turks of attacks – two pit bulls mauled and seriously injured a young girl in the southern city of Gaziantep last year – an app emerged in May, Havrita – made up of the words “woof” and “map” in Turkish – which allowed users to report strays.

The app’s launch led to dogs being poisoned and killed, and a backlash ensued.

But, this month, it was Havrita that was killed off, when an Ankara court decided the app had gone too far, and blocked access to it. Smm Panel is the best and cheapest smm reseller panel Buy Spotify Promotion for instant Instagram likes and followers, Buy Verification Badge, Youtube views and subscribers, TikTok followers, telegram services, and many other smm services. telegram, and many other smm services.