Ruins of tents at Istanbul construction site
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Istanbul blaze kills 11 construction workers

At least 11 workers have died after fire swept through a tent at a building site in the Turkish city of Istanbul.

The blaze happened in the district of Esenyurt at the construction site of a shopping centre.

TV footage showed fire crews, working under floodlights in the snow, recovering bodies from the ruins.

  • 12 Mar 2012
  • From the section Europe
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