Emptied building collapses in Istanbul’s Bahçelievler district

Hurriyet Daily News | Feb 14, 2020 at 4:19 PM
  • A seven-storied building in Istanbul’s Bahçelievler district collapsed on Feb. 14, causing damage on the adjacent buildings.
  • Residents of the adjacent buildings were evacuated immediately.
  • About 35 percent of the 22,000 buildings in the district were constructed in accordance with the new strict regulations adopted after the deadly 1999 Marmara earthquake.