Istanbul blast caused by gas leak: police

June 1, 2006

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – A gas leak caused the explosion in a
five-story building in Istanbul on Thursday, Turkish police
sources said.

Private NTV television blamed a fire for the explosion,
which occurred in the Uskudar district on the Asian side of
Turkey’s largest city. NTV said 14 people had been hurt in the

Source: reuters

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