An explosion at a rocket and explosives factory on Saturday killed at least five workers, said Ministry of National Defense of Türkiye, APA reports citing TRT.
The explosion occurred at around 8:45 a.m. at the compound of the state-owned Mechanical and Chemical Industry Corporation, in the outskirts of the capital, Ankara.
An investigation was launched into the cause of the explosion.
Several ambulances and fire trucks were dispatched to area.
Shop and house windows in surrounding areas were shattered by the force of the blast.
Family members rushed to the compound for news of their loved ones.