Metro flights stopped for 10 minutes due to the explosion caused by a short circuit in the electrical transformer at the Hastane metro station in Ankara.
The panicked passengers threw themselves out of the wagons. In the absence of any injuries, medical teams were kept ready at the station. After a short pause, the metro runs returned to the usual course.
Ankara Governor's Office, Ankara Hospital metro station 08.10'da said about the explosion occurred.
In the written statement the following statements were given:
Today in the morning 08.10 in Yenimahalle district Hospital Metro Station has a financially damaged explosion occurred. According to the initial findings, the explosion is considered to be caused by the electrical panel in the station. There are no casualties and no injuries. Metro flights were restarted after a break of 10 minutes. The investigation and investigation is ongoing and the public will be informed after the technical review.