Turkey President Erdogan attends funeral, visits building fall site in Istanbul

Death fee rises to 16 in Istanbul building collapse
Rescue workers try to mislay rubble from an eight-story building that collapsed a day progressing in Istanbul. (Source: AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

Turkey’s boss was among hundreds of mourners who attended a wake Saturday for 9 members of a family killed in a unit building fall in Istanbul as a altogether genocide fee increasing to 17.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan and other officials assimilated a wake prayers for a Alemdar family following a president’s initial revisit to a site of Wednesday’s tragedy. Five other members of a Alemdar family, including dual children, sojourn hospitalised.

The means of Wednesday’s fall is underneath review though officials have pronounced a tip 3 floors of a eight-story building in a Kartal district were built illegally.

“In this area, we have faced a really critical problem with bootleg businesses like this finished to make some-more money,” Erdogan told reporters outward a hospital.

Thirteen people sojourn hospitalized with 7 of them in critical condition.

Erdogan pronounced there were “many lessons to learn,” and a supervision would take “steps in a dynamic way” after investigators finish their work. Earlier, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca increasing a genocide fee to 17.

Friends and kin waited nearby a disadvantage for news of their blank desired ones as puncture teams, aided by sniffer dogs, worked around a time to strech probable survivors.

Officials haven’t disclosed how many people are still unaccounted for. The building had 14 apartments with 43 purebred residents.