Large fire breaks out in Turkish military zone near Syrian border - media

Reuters News
Posted: Jul 13, 2017 12:53 AM

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - A large fire broke out on Thursday in a military zone in Turkey's southern province of Kilis bordering Syria, and small explosions were heard from an ammunition depot there, state-run Anadolu news agency reported.

Fire fighters were working to control the blaze and traffic was halted on a highway in the area, it added. There were no reports of any casualties and the cause of the fire was unclear. Television showed images of black smoke billowing into the sky.

(Writing by Daren Butler; Editing by Clarence Fernandez)