Seven lifeless, together with three youngsters, after explosion at kebab store in Turkey

No less than seven individuals, together with three youngsters, had been killed in an explosion at a restaurant in western Turkey on Friday afternoon.

The explosion occurred at a kebab store in Nazilli district of Turkey’s Aydin province.

Authorities say preliminary testimonies point out the incident might have been attributable to a gasoline leak.

“In line with the worker’s preliminary assertion, a odor got here from the gasoline pipe and the explosion occurred shortly after the pipe was modified and other people eliminated,” stated Aydin Governor Huseyin Aksoy.

Prosecutors at the moment are contemplating the chance {that a} gasoline bottle might have induced the explosion.

Footage from the scene present rescue staff in entrance of the broken restaurant alongside firefighters and ambulances.

Metropolis councilor Özlem Cercioglu made it clear on Kanal Habertürk that three of the victims had been youngsters.

Turkey’s Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag wrote on Twitter that an individual who “allegedly induced the explosion” had been taken into custody.