Referring to local authorities, the Turkish television channel TRT Haber reported the death of seven people as a result of an explosion in a restaurant in the city of Aydini, which is located in western Turkey.
“Governor Aydinio Hussein Aksoy said that 7 people were killed, according to preliminary data, as a result of an explosion that occurred in a restaurant in the Nazili district,” Turkish media reported. In addition, according to preliminary data, five people were injured, one of them seriously.
Aydın’ın Nazilli ilçesindeki bir restoranda meydana gelen patlamada ilk belirlemelere göre 7 kişi hayatını kaybetti.
— Haber (@Haber) December 30, 2022
Workers reported smelling a strange smell shortly before the explosion, which occurred in a chimney inside the restaurant during an inspection. Most likely, we are talking about household gas.
The police launched an investigation into the explosion.
Aydini is a city in western Turkey, the capital of the region of the same name in the country.