China News Service, July 3, according to foreign media reports, at noon on July 3 local time, an explosion occurred at a firecracker factory in the city of Sakarya near Istanbul, Turkey. The explosion was loud and the smoke was thick.

  According to reports, there are about 150 to 200 people in the factory. There are currently no reports of casualties, and ambulances and fire engines have rushed to the scene.

  Live video showed that the factory emitted a lot of mushroom cloud-like smoke.