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UPDATE – Turkey: Evacuated building collapses in Istanbul

UPDATES WITH NEW STATEMENT OF ISTANBUL GOVERNORSHIP By Semra Orkan and Berk Ozkan ISTANBUL (AA) – A building evacuated last month for urban transformation in Istanbul collapsed on Friday, with the reason unknown so far, said local officials. The seven-story building collapsed in Bahcelievler district at 2.45 p.m. local time (1145GMT). The first three floors […]

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Death toll from Nigeria building collapse rises to 20

– 45 injured persons being treated at various health facilities, says Health Ministry chief

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UPDATE 2-Building collapse in Nigeria leaves at least 8 dead

– 37 people rescued alive from debris of building that collapsed on Wednesday morning in city of Lagos, official says

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UPDATE – Nigeria confirms ‘some' casualties in building collapse

– Governor of Lagos State says 25 people have been rescued and some of them are already dead

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Death toll in Istanbul building collapse rises to 17

By Basak Akbulut Yazar</p> <p>ISTANBUL (AA) – The death toll in Wednesday's building collapse in Istanbul has risen to 17, Turkey's health minister said on Saturday.</p> <p>A total of 13 people are in hospital, including two in serious condition, Fahrettin Koca said Saturday at the Lutfi Kirdar Kartal Training and Research Hospital, where he visited […]

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Another rescued from Istanbul building collapse

– Rescue team saves 16-year-old boy from debris of building, says Turkish interior minister

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UPDATE 4 – Death toll climbs to 11 in Istanbul building collapse

ADDS MORE QUOTES FROM INTERIOR MINISTER, DETAILS</p> <p>By Kaan Bozdogan and Elif Kucuk</p> <p>ISTANBUL (AA) – The death toll from the collapse of a seven-story building in Istanbul has risen to 11 after another body was recovered, Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said Thursday.</p> <p>Speaking to reporters at the site, Soylu said rescue work has been […]

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UPDATE 3 – Death toll climbs to 11 in Istanbul building collapse

– Another body recovered from rubble, says interior minister

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UPDATE – Death toll climbs to 6 in Istanbul building collapse

– 13 people also injured, Governor Ali Yerlikaya says

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UPDATE – 5-year-old survives building collapse in Istanbul

– Collapse of 7-story building in Istanbul left at least 3 people dead