Turkey building collapse death toll rises to 17 -Erdogan

Turkey building collapse death toll rises to 17 -Erdogan

The nine coffins were covered in green cloths.

Turkish media said three of the eight floors had been illegally built - a relatively common practice in the metropolis of some 15 million people.

Five other family members are among the 14 hospitalized. She was carried to a waiting ambulance on a stretcher with her neck in a brace, as one person in a crowd of onlookers chanted "God is great".

Fourteen apartments, housing at least 43 occupants were registered at the site, the city's governor said this week.

Ugurlu told the AP on Saturday that "her sister absolutely didn't directly speak to her".

President Tayyip Erdogan talks to residents as he visits the site of a collapsed building in Istanbul, Turkey, February 9, 2019.

He said the government would take "determined" steps after investigators complete their work and called for speedy urban renewal.

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The death toll from a building collapse in the Turkish city of Istanbul has risen to 17.

Erdogan also visited a hospital where more than a dozen people are being treated.

Murat Kurum, Turkey's minister for environment and urban planning, said the collapsed building had permits for only six floors.

The girl, Havva Tekgoz, was pulled from the debris about 18 hours after the building in the mostly residential Kartal district, on the Asian side of the city, collapsed.

Suleyman Soylu said early Saturday that another body had been found in the rubble.

Experts say a majority of buildings in Istanbul lack proper licenses and are built illegally or without engineering services. Seven of them are in a serious condition.

Emergency teams, aided by sniffer dogs, are continuing to work around the clock to reach possible survivors.

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