Blast at explosives factory in Ankara kills 5 workers – Turkish defense

Turkey’s Defense Ministry said in a statement that five workers were killed in an explosion at an explosives factory in Turkey’s capital Ankara on Saturday.

The explosion occurred at the MKE Rocket and Explosives Factory, about 40 km (25 mi) from Ankara. Ankara Governor Vasip Sahin told reporters that there were no more workers trapped, waiting to be rescued or hospitalised.