VIDEO: 11 Poor Teenage Girls Burned Alive in Southern Turkish Dormitory

Wed Nov 30, 2016 14:01:45

The dormitory housed impoverished girls whose families coming from nearby villages where there are no schools, Elif Dogan Turkmen, an opposition parliamentarian, told CNN Turk.

Alalam- Turkey

Twelve people, including eleven teenagers and a woman working in girls dormitory, were killed when a fire swept through multi-storey dormitory building in the southern Turkish province of Adana on Tuesday (November 29), at least twenty-two other girls were injured, Reuters Reports.

The fire, which broke out in a dormitory housing middle and high school students, may have been caused by an electrical fault, Omer Celik, a senior government official who represents the province in parliament, told.


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