No casualties in Kirikkale explosion: AFAD

Prime Ministry Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD) stated no casualties reported in the explosion in an ammunition store in Kirikkale

No casualties in Kirikkale explosion: AFAD

World Bulletin / News Desk

Prime Ministry Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD) stated that no casualties reported in the explosion which happened in the ammunition store of Machinery and Chemical Industry Institution (MKEK) in Turkey's central Anatolian Kirikkale province on Tuesday.

AFAD dispatched 25 fire trucks, 206 firemen, 2 excavators, 8 tankers, 4 dippers, 1 foam tower, 1 ladder of escalation, 40 fire engines, 4 ambulances and one medical rescue team from Ankara, Corum, Cankiri, Yozgat, Kirsehir and Kirikkale to the scene where a fire broke out in the forested area following the explosion.

The statement said AFAD was closely following the developments.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 21 Ağustos 2013, 11:46
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