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Turkey: Rescue work continues following building collapse in Istanbul02:58

Turkey: Rescue work continues following building collapse in Istanbul

Turkey, Istanbul
February 7, 2019 at 07:53 GMT +00:00 · Published

Rescue workers in Istanbul continued operation at the site on Thursday, one day after a residential building collapsed in the city's Maltepe district.

According to local media reports, at least two people were killed and four more were injured. Rescue teams are searching for several others believed to be trapped under the rubble.

There were reportedly 14 apartments in the building that collapsed. An investigation is underway to ascertain the cause of the collapse.

Turkey: Rescue work continues following building collapse in Istanbul02:58
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Rescue workers in Istanbul continued operation at the site on Thursday, one day after a residential building collapsed in the city's Maltepe district.

According to local media reports, at least two people were killed and four more were injured. Rescue teams are searching for several others believed to be trapped under the rubble.

There were reportedly 14 apartments in the building that collapsed. An investigation is underway to ascertain the cause of the collapse.