Thirty-odd arrests within the construction sector in the affected Turkish city of Malatya: “Properties are not properly built” | Abroad

In Turkey, the collapse of buildings is being investigated, and whether they may have collapsed not only due to the earthquake, but also due to errors in design or construction. Numerous people in the construction sector have been arrested in recent days.

Nearly 30,000 people were killed in the earthquakes in Turkey, according to the latest official balance sheet.

Malatya is about 100 miles northeast of the epicenter of the first quake, which was the strongest and caused the most damage and casualties.