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Explosion at Missile Factory Rocks Ankara
Ankara woke up today, Saturday, to the sound of an explosion in a missile factory.
Ankara’nın Elmadağ ilçesindeki Makine e Kimya Endüstrisi’ne ait Roket ve Patlayıcı Fabrikası’nda meydana gelen patlama sonrası isçi yakınları fabrikanın önüne koştu. photo.twitter.com/f43tS7jayK
– Yeni Safak (@yenisafak) June 10, 2023
And the Defense Ministry announced that “an explosion occurred at the MKE missile and explosives factory in the Madagh district of the capital” and reported that 5 workers were killed.
The video clips circulated on social media show black smoke rising from the site.
Several relatives of the victims rushed in factory, as footage broadcast by the media locals. Some wept and wept, while others waited to know the fate of their loved ones.