Three killed disposing explosives from Turkish firework factory - UPDATED

Three killed disposing explosives from Turkish firework factory - UPDATED
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  • calendar-gray 09 July 2020

An explosion killed three Turkish security forces in the northwestern Sakarya province and injured six more on Thursday, according to the country's Interior Ministry, APA reports citing Yeni Shafak.

The blast in Sakarya transpired as explosives belonging to the fireworks factory, which blew up last week, were being loaded off a truck for a controlled explosion, the statement said.

"We have three martyrs and six injured," it added.

Note that last Friday a series of large explosions destroyed the fireworks factory in Sakarya province. Seven people died as a result of their injuries.

 

 

***13:28

One more explosion has occurred in Turkey’s Sakarya province, according to preliminary information 6 people injured, APA’s Turkish bureau reports.

A large number of ambulances and rescuers have been involved in the scene.

 The explosion is believed to have occurred in a truck carrying explosives for the production of pyrotechnics. There is information about the injury of 5 servicemen and one civilian.

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