A powerful explosion heard in a high-rise building in Istambul: there are victims. Video
On September 28, a powerful explosion occurred in a high-rise building in the Turkish city of Istanbul. According to Turkish media, the explosion was caused by a natural gas leak.
The explosion killed two people and injured 4 others, one of them in serious condition. This was reported by CNN Türk.
The explosion reportedly occurred in a 5-story building. The top floor, where the explosion occurred, was destroyed. A large number of police, firefighters and medical teams arrived at the scene.
Residents recorded footage from the explosion site and posted it online.
Earlier, an explosion occurred in a business center in the center of Istanbul. The incident occurred in a textile workshop in the Bagcilar district. Panic reigned on the outskirts of the city. Due to the powerful explosion, debris from the business center flew all over the street. Sources also reported a large number of victims.
As OBOZREVATEL previously reported, an explosion occurred in the city of Sanliurfa in the southeast of the country in December 2022. It occurred on the first floor of a 6-story residential building. The blast wave partially destroyed the ceiling of the building, injuring 4 people.