5-star hotel blast kills one in Antalya

Türkiye Materials 29 March 2007 15:44 (UTC +04:00)

( Cihan ) - A liquefied petroleum tank exploded in a five-star hotel in southern Turkish province of Antalya has killed one and injured 10 others.

The explosion took place at around 7.30 a.m. Thursday while a LPG tank was being refilled in the kitchen of the hotel located in the well-known Belek resort.

One of the employees of the hotel lost his life in the ensuing fire while 10 others were injured.

Five of the injured were also employees of the hotel. Two German and three Russian tourists were also among the injured, said officials.