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25 dead, three wounded in Istanbul fire: new toll

GreenWatch Desk Fire 2024-04-03, 12:27am


(BSS) - A fire killed 25 and wounded three others in an Istanbul residential building Tuesday, the city governor's office said, updating an earlier toll of 15 dead and eight hurt.

"Although the fire was put out thanks to the firefighters' response, 25 people lost their lives in the incident. Three people are in hospital with severe injuries," governor Davut Gul's office said in a statement.