Istanbul Blaze 'Kills 11 Construction Workers'

A fire in the Turkish city of Istanbul has killed 11 construction workers, state television has reported.

A fire in the Turkish city of Istanbul has killed 11 construction workers, state television has reported.

The workers died when fire engulfed a tent at the construction site of a shopping centre, a local official is quoted as saying.

Firefighters have put out the flames in the Esenyurt district of the city and ambulances are at the scene, Turkish media reported.

The cause of the blaze is not yet known.