accidents in the East

Explosion injures two people in Turkey's Gaziantep

An explosion collapsed a residential building in Turkey's Gaziantep Province. According to preliminary information, two people got injured as a result of the accident and the condition of one victim is critical. …

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Mass food poisoning in Tengiz affects 25 people

Twenty five workers got food poisoning in Atyrau region, Kazakhstan with four of them being hospitalized. The incident occurred in the Tengiz workers' settlement of the YulmarService company. Twenty five people …

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Death toll in Istanbul building collapse rises to 10

The death toll from the collapse of an eight-story building in Istanbul rose to 10, the governor's office for the Turkish city said. More bodies were pulled from the rubble yesterday raising the death toll to 10, the office of …

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Istanbul textile factory catches fire

A textile factory caught fire in Istanbul's Sancaktepe district, according to Turkish media. Fire brigades and rescue teams arrived at the site and managed to partially contain the fire, TRT Haber reported. All …

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Istanbul six-story residential building collapses

At least one person was killed and four others were left under rubble after an eight-storey residential building collapsed in Istanbul, Turkish private broadcaster NTV said. It was not immediately clear why the building, in the Kartal …

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More than 30 people poisoned in Turkish court

Thirty-four people got poisoned in a court building in Turkey's Balikesir, which is the administrative center of the province of the same name. The cause of the poisoning was gas leakage in the building, all the victims have been …

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Five children die in Astana fire

Five children died as a result of the fire in Astana, a source in emergency services said. The fire in a private residence located in the Saryarka district broke out at about 2:00 am. The fire covered the area of 30 square …

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Two bombs explode in Iran, injuring police officers

Two bombs exploded yesterday in front of a police station in the city of Zahedan in southeastern Iran, causing minor injuries to three police officers, local officials said. Head of Sistan-Baluchestan police Mohammad …

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 Shipyard fire in Istanbul kills two people

As a result of a fire at a shipyard in Istanbul's Tuzla district two people died, the governor's office reported. Eleven people were injured, the state of one victim is extremely serious, RIA Novosti reported. …

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Mine collapses in Turkey's Amasya

Rescue teams saved three workers trapped after a coal mine collapsed in the Turkish province of Amasya yesterday. Teams from Turkey's Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD) and other emergency services arrived in …

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Tornado kills two people in Turkey's Antalya

At least two people have been killed and 11 injured when a powerful tornado hit Turkey's Mediterranean province of Antalya, according to the provincial governor Munir Karaloglu. "Eleven were injured, including …

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Explosion rocks Russian embassy in Damascus

A car bomb exploded today in the al-Adawi district of Damascus, located close to the Russian Embassy. "The explosion took place near a security branch in the south of the city," Express cited the UK-based Syrian Observatory …

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Explosion hits post office in Turkey's Konya

Explosion occurred at a post office in Turkey’s Konya province. According to preliminary information, one person was injured as a result of the explosion, the Turkish media reported. Fire brigades and rescue teams have …

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