fireworks factory explosion
An expert's report about a July fireworks factory blast that killed seven people noted gross neglect as one of the causes of the explosion. The report noted that three times the legal amount of explosives were stored on site.
Explosion in truck carrying fireworks from factory that was rocked by a deadly blast last week kills 3 soldiers
An explosion in a truck carrying fireworks killed three people and wounded 12 others in the northwestern province of Sakarya on July 9. The truck was transporting fireworks from a factory in the province that was also rocked by a blast on July 3 for their disposal.
The main opposition CHP’s proposal calling for an investigation into last week's deadly explosion at a Sakarya fireworks factory has been rejected by the votes of the AKP and MHP lawmakers.
One of the owners of a fireworks factory in Turkey's Sakarya province has been arrested as part of an investigation into an explosion that left seven people dead last week. State-run Anadolu Agency said that the two owners were father and son, and the father was released under judicial control.