Fire erupts in restaurant in historic Rumeli Fortress in Istanbul
Fire crews were dispatched to the scene immediately and the fire was extinguished after couple of hours. There were no casualties or injuries reported due to fire.
Billowing fumes from the fire could be seen from the city’s Asian side.
The cause for the fire is still unknown.
The Rumeli Fortress was built by Ottoman Sultan Mehmet II in 1452, ahead of the conquest of Istanbul the following year.