Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, center, speaks as he joins hundreds of mourners who attend the funeral prayers for nine members of Alemdar family killed in a collapsed apartment building, in Istanbul, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019.
As the overall death toll rose to 18, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said there were "many lessons to learn" from the tragedy.
Turkey's president helped carry the coffin of one of the victims of the apartment building collapse in Istanbul today as the death toll hit 17.
The building in Istanbul's mostly-residential Kartal district collapsed on Wednesday. "We will take the necessary measures".
"Among 13 injured, seven are in intensive care while six are still being treated at our services". "Twenty-one bodies were pulled out of the rubble including a person of central Asian origin", Soylu said late Saturday.
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Officials haven't disclosed how many people are still unaccounted for.
Dozens of rescuers were working at the site with a crane lifting huge blocks of concrete to clear the rubble.
Turkish authorities said 43 people were registered as living in the building.
Turkish media said three of the eight floors had been illegally built - a common practice in the metropolis of around 15 million people. They have criticized a government decision to grant amnesty for illegal construction previous year ahead of the country's general election.
A four-storey structure in Istanbul crumbled a year ago following violent thunderstorms.