Building under construction collapses, injuring nine workers in southern Turkey

KAHRAMANMARAS: A total of nine workers were injured after building under construction collapsed in the southern province of Kahramanmaras on Wednesday.

Reportedly, the incident occurred while the workers were pouring concrete due to unknown reason. Nine workers were stuck under iron bars and rubbles. Ambulances and rescue teams arrived at the construction site quickly. The workers were rescued in a short time and sent to nearby hospitals. Officials state four of the injured were in critical condition while the others had minor injuries.

Kahramanmaras Governor Mustafa Hakan Guvencer arrived at the scene to conduct some inspections. Guvencer said.

An investigation has been launched into the incident.

SOURCE: CIHAN