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Fears for 30 trapped in rubble of fallen Istanbul flats

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Bennie Garza | 09 February, 2019, 14:55

According to CNN Turk, the building collapsed at about 16:00 local time (13:00 GMT).

At least three people have been found dead in the rubble while 13 others were pulled out with injuries.

An eight-storey apartment block has collapsed in the Turkish city of Istanbul, killing one person, while other people were injured or are trapped beneath rubble. "We hear voices coming from the debris", said Murat Kurum, Turkey's environment and urbanization minister.

"It was built in 1992 as a five-story building but three more stories were added later illegally", he said.

A residential building in Istanbul, Turkey suddenly collapsed and rescuers immediately rushed to site to look for survivors and treat the injured.

Rescue workers pulled six people out of the rubble and were working to free more who were trapped.

Speaking to reporters at the site, Soylu said rescue work has been ongoing for 31 hours in an effort to reach more survivors.

CCTV footage on HaberTurk local television showed several people, including schoolchildren with backpacks, running away from the site as the building tumbled down and a cloud of dust engulfed the area.

Istanbul Governor Ali Yerlikaya said 12 people have been rescued from the rubble of the building in Kartal district, including one in critical condition.

At least three people were killed in the disaster, and another three were critically ill in hospital.

One four-storey structure crumbled past year following violent thunderstorms and in January 2017, two people died when another building collapsed in a working class part of town.

Mr Yerlikaya also said the textile workshop on the ground floor of the building was operating without a license.

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