Explosion and fire occurred in the port of Samsun, Turkey

Today, Friday, our correspondent reported that an explosion and fire occurred in the port of Samsun in northern Turkey, and indicated that the fire broke out after the explosion for unknown reasons in the port.

According to preliminary data, the explosion occurred in one of the small oil tanks located in the port, which is one of the largest ports in the Black Sea.

Turkish media reported that the fire was brought under control in a short time, as firefighters quickly responded to the fire that broke out after the explosion, and it was brought under control before it spread to other tanks.

She said that the Turkish police cordoned off the area and launched an investigation to determine the causes of the accident.

In turn, Samsun Governor Zelkef Daghli told Anadolu News Agency that the explosion occurred at 11.15 am in one of the fuel tanks in the port, where used oils taken from ships are stored. The governor said no one was hurt in the crash.

Source: RT + Anatolia + Hurriyet

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