July 18, 2024



Several people trapped under rubble after building collapses in Turkey


By Euronews with AFP

Several people have been rescued after a commercial building collapsed in the Turkish city of Malatya.

Local officials reported that 13 people have been pulled from the rubble by Tuesday evening, but said more were still trapped.

Malatya provincial governor Aydın Baruş told reporters that “around 20 people” were in the building when it collapsed.

“Search and rescue officials stated that they heard a voice from a person [and] they are trying to reach them,” Baruş said in a statement.

“We estimate that there are not many people under the rubble, but we continue to work diligently.”