One person died and two were injured when a sudden fire broke out in a building which is attached to the Greek Church of Aya Nikola in Sarıyer, the northernmost district of Istanbul, Turkey.
The fire in the annex of the Greek Orthodox Church, located on Sait Halim Paşa Street in Yeniköy, broke out at around 10pm Thursday the 17th of October.
Many firefighters from all over the city and the suburbs of Istanbul immediately came to aid, frantically trying to avoid the fire spreading to other buildings.
Eighty-three-year old Pandeli Kayadelen lost his life in the fire, while Katina Kayadelen (78) and Maria Müller were injured and taken to İstinye State Hospital
Turkish Police are investigating the cause of the fire.