VIDEO: One dead in fire at luxury residence in Istanbul
One person was killed and six people were injured in a fire at a luxury residence in Istanbul late Jan. 9
The Zorlu Center in the central neighborhood of Zincirlikuyu announced in a statement that a fire was reported on the 17th floor of the R2 tower at the sprawling complex, which includes a luxury residence, a shopping center, office buildings, a five-star hotel and a culture & arts center with a theater.
"Murat Delioğlu, the security chief of our partner, unfortunately died due to the fire, while six personnel were injured," the statement said.
Firefighters managed to contain the fire on the 17th floor after their efforts that took an hour. Authorities launched an investigation to ascertain the cause of the fire.