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Death toll at Istanbul building collapse reaches 21

ISTANBUL: Turkey's interior minister says the demise toll from a collapsed rental building in Istanbul has risen to 21.

Minister Suleyman Soylu spoke past due Saturday, pronouncing those that made "mistakes" would be held accountable. The eight-story building in the town's Kartal district collapsed on Wednesday.

Rescue staff stay at the site and it is unclear how many more individuals are missing. The collapsed building had 14 residences, 43 registered citizens and 3 businesses.

Thirteen other folks pulled from the rubble had been hospitalized and 7 stay in intensive care. Chief Doctor Recep Demirhan says that two are in very severe condition, in step with Turkey's legitimate Anadolu information agency.

Officials have said the top two flooring of the building have been built illegally the use of low quality development fabrics.

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