Fire in Iskenderum Port


According to Reuters witnesses and video footage, after the earthquake, a container collapsed and caused a serious fire at Iskenderun Port, Turkey's largest port in the south of Hatay province on the eastern Mediterranean coast. CCTV News reported on February 6 that at around 17:00 local time on February 6, the container in the yard of Iskenderun Port in Turkey overturned and caught fire due to unknown reasons.

The Port of Iskenderun is a Mediterranean port in Turkey, located in the Hatay province of Turkey, which is an earthquake-stricken province. Maritime infrastructure was also damaged following a 7.7-magnitude earthquake in southern Turkey . Due to the earthquake, part of the port terminal was damaged, and a large number of containers collapsed.

It is also understood that Turkey's Hatay Airport was damaged in the earthquake, while Kahramanmaras Airport and Gaziantep Airport have been closed to the public.

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