Death toll in Istanbul building collapse rises to 21

Baku, February 10, AZERTAC

The death toll in Wednesday's building collapse in Istanbul has risen to 21, Turkey’s Interior Minister said, according to Anadolu Agency.

Speaking to reporters at the site, Suleyman Soylu said that a total of 35 people were believed to be trapped under the wreckage and all of them were recovered.

Fourteen out of 35 people were rescued from the debris, he added.

"Those who are responsible will be held to account," Soylu said.

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