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06 Feb 2019 | 07:50 PM UTC

Turkey: Building collapse kills two in Istanbul February 6

Turkey News Alert

Building collapse kills two people in Istanbul’s Kartal district on February 6; localized transportation disruptions possible

TIMEFRAME expected from 2/6/2019, 1:00 AM until 2/8/2019, 12:59 AM (Asia/Istanbul). COUNTRY/REGION Turkey, Istanbul

Event

A building collapsed in the Kartal district of Istanbul on Wednesday, February 6, causing several casualties. Initial reports indicated that at least two people were killed and six others were wounded when the eight-story apartment building collapsed around 16:42 (local time). Emergency crews are responding to the incident. Localized transportation disruptions are expected in the area as recovery efforts continue.

Advice

Individuals in Istanbul are advised to avoid the area of the collapsed building, anticipate associated traffic disruptions, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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