Road workers trapped under rubble in NW Turkey

Casualties feared due to concrete block falling off viaduct at Northern Marmara Motorway's construction site

Road workers trapped under rubble in NW Turkey

Several workers were trapped under rubble when a concrete block dropped off during the ongiong construction works of a motorway in northwestern Turkey, casualties are feared.

The incident happened the Northern Marmara Motorway's Gebze-Kocaeli section under construction, when a concrete block placed on a viaduct fell off.

Rescue teams including Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD), firefighters and ambulances were rushed to the scene.

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