A mum and her teenage daughter are among seven killed when a gas canister exploded at a kebab restaurant in Turkey.
The deadly blast ripped through the eatery in Nazilli, Aydin Province, on 30th December.
A four-year-old girl and her 11-year-old sister also died in the explosion with their mother.
Employee Merve Bayar told local media that the explosion happened while a gas cylinder was being replaced in the kitchen.
She said: “There’s not much to tell, it suddenly caught fire and exploded.”
Victims Emine Duztepe, 37, and schoolgirl Irem Duztepe, 14, had only moved to the town from Kuyucak a week earlier.
They are survived by their father Ilker and another daughter Sila, who were not in the restaurant at the time of the blast.
Other victims have been named as Fatma Danas, 45, Neslihan Karaboga, 38, Neslihan’s daughters Lale Nur Karaboga, 11, and Cansu Karaboga, 4, and Neslihan’s niece Gamze Karaboga, 10.
The blast also injured five, who have been named as Mustafa Gorkem Balkik, 20, Cennet Yeldi, 24, Merve Bayar, 23, Osman Sakizci, 19, and Hasan Pehlivan, 41.
Nazilli Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office announced that it had issued detention warrants for five people.
It is believed that restaurant owners Leyla Yilmaz and Faruk Yilmaz and the owner of the canistered gas company, Ali Bayrak, are among them.
Four employees will be questioned when they are released from hospital, according to reports.