Turkish Fire Kills Thousands of Chickens

5 October 2016, at 12:00am

TURKEY - A fire that broke out in the roof of a poultry farm during repair work has killed 21,000 chickens in Turkey's northwestern province of Kocaeli.

The fire broke out after a welder's spark ignited insulation material, according to reports from Doğan News Agency reported in regional news website Hurriyet Daily News.

Police have reportedly launched an investigation into the incident.