Date : 5/24/2018

Subject : PRESS RELEASE (24.05.2018)

The explosion occured in A32 crushing and mixing rocket  fuel preparation factory during its production around 14.30 hrs at the factory building, where the rocket fuel is being produced , of Elmadağ Barutsan Rocket and Explosive Factory established under the body of MKE (Mechanical and Chemical Industry Company). As a result of the explosion,one personnel  died  four were injured.  The injured people  are receiving medical treatment at the hospitals they were sent. After the explosion, the explosion area was taken under control. Legal and administrative legislations were initiated regarding the reason of the explosion.


Respectfully announced to the public.

Press and Public Relations Counsellorship of the Ministry of National Defense