Two workers found dead in Tuzla factory blast

(Photo: Cihan)

September 19, 2011, Monday/ 15:35:00

Firefighting teams have found the dead bodies of two workers in a fire that broke out in a factory in the Tuzla district of İstanbul.

The fire broke out in a factory producing chemical substances and was caused by a blast, the cause of which is still unknown. Workers Mehmet Türkmen, Fatih Özgiray, Ali Osman Demirhan and a female worker who has not been identified yet were hospitalized with injuries.

Firefighting teams were mobilized to contain the fire, which spread quickly and was finally contained after two hours. Rescue teams recovered the dead bodies of two workers, who have not yet been identified, from the debris. The four injured workers are still receiving medical treatment.

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