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4 arrested in connection to dormitory fire in Adana

Flames are seen as firefighters try to control a fire at a dormitory in Adana, southern Turkey, on November 29, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / DOGAN NEWS AGENCY / - / Turkey OUT

An Adana court on Sunday arrested four people who were detained last week in relation to a dormitory fire in Adana’s Aladağ district which claimed the lives of 12 people on Tuesday night.

Ten schoolgirls, a child and an instructor were killed in the fire which, according to initial findings, was caused by an electrical fault.

One of the arrestees is the manager of the dormitory.

A total of 14 people were detained last week in connection to the fire.

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