Several people injured following blast at ammunition depot in Turkey's Polatlı
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  • 20:04 20 February 2019

Several people injured following blast at ammunition depot in Turkey's Polatlı

At least 5 soldiers have been injured as result of an ammunition explosion in the Turkish city of Polatlı, ONA reports citing the Turkish Defence Ministry.

The incident reportedly occurred at 7:00 pm local time during an artillery training; the injured have been taken to a hospital.

"According to the preliminary data, five soldiers have been injured at the Artillery and Missile School Command in Polatli during a heavy weapon training," the Turkish Defence Ministry said in a statement.

An investigation into the incident has been launched.

Faig Mahmudov

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