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 Two ships collide near Istanbul's - media

Two ships collided in the Marmara Sea near Istanbul's Yenikapı this morning. The 130-meter-long TK Roterdam and 165-meter-long Bosphorus King were both anchored near the Yenikapı shore before one of them drifted, colliding with the …

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Fire breaks out at nursing home in Istanbul

A fire broke out at a nursing home in Istanbul, forcing the evacuation of the building, Turkish media reported. The incident happened at the Sultangazi Nursing Home located at the Sultangazi district, the NTV broadcaster said, adding …

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Shooting in Istanbul: people wounded

Three people have been injured as a result of the shooting in Istanbul's Beylikduzu district, Trend reported citing Turkish media. The shooting has taken place between two groups of unknown people. Other details of the incident have …

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Road accident in Istanbul injures 13 people

A passenger bus collided with a truck in Istanbul. According to preliminary information, 13 people were injured as a result of the accident. The injured were taken to the nearest hospitals. All of the injured are citizens of …

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Acid tank explodes in Istanbul

An acid tank exploded in one of the chemical factories in the Istanbul district of Arnavütköy this morning. The factory and citizens living within a 500 square meter radius were evacuated. Teams of …

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Foreign nationals detained in Istanbul

Istanbul police’s anti-terror units detained a total of 38 foreign nationals today in simultaneous operations in the province’s 6 districts against ISIS. The suspects were planning terror attacks, according to local …

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Building in Istanbul collapses due to heavy rains

Torrential rains in Istanbul triggered a landslide on a construction site in the Sütlüce neighborhood today, stripping away an apartment building’s foundation and causing it to collapse. Local officials dispatched …

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'Robbery of century' committed in Istanbul

The unknown armed men robbed the branch of one of the local banks in Istanbul's Fatih district this morning. It is reported that the robbers managed to steal $150,000. This robbery was one of the largest in the history of …

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Death toll from train crash in Turkey climbs to 24

The number of people who died in a railroad accident in northwestern Turkey has reached 24, while 338 others were injured, Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Recep Akdag. Several cars of a passenger train traveling from Uzunkopru, …

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Passenger bus catches fire in Turkey's Eskişehir

A passenger bus going from Isparta to Istanbul caught fire on the Eskişehir-Ankara highway, Turkish media reported. The incident occurred on the 20th kilometer of the highway, according to TRT Haber. No injuries were reported, …

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Tanker and cargo ship collide near Istanbul

A tanker and a cargo ship collided on 10 miles west of Sivriada island in Istanbul, Turkish media reported. The dry cargo ship Ersoylar 1 and tanker Gammagas collided 30 miles off İmralı Island. Rescue vessels connected to the coastal …

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