SAKARYA - Turkish Minister of Health Koca has announced that four people have died and 97 others have been wounded in the explosion took place at a firework factory in the district of Hendek in Turkey’s Sakarya province.
An explosion occurred at a firework factory in the district of Hendek in Sakarya on Friday. Hearing the explosion, citizens took to the streets. Several healthcare and fire brigade teams have been referred to the area.
Visiting the scene, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca announced that four people have lost their lives in the blast while 97 others have been wounded. Koca said that 97 wounded people were hospitalized as 16 of them have been discharged from the hospital after their treatment.
Koca also noted that a 31-year-old worker was seriously injured in the explosion. "There are no others in serious condition," Koca has added.