Family house of Turkey's main opposition CHP leader destroyed by fire

Turkey's main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) leader, Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu's father's house in the southeastern city of Tunceli caught fire due to unknown reasons, pro-government Anadolu Agency reported on late Thursday.

Tunceli Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu
Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu's family house on fire in Tunceli (Anadolu Agency)

The fire has instantly spread to the neighbouring houses which belong to Kılıçdaroğlu's relatives in the Ballıca village of Nazmiye town of Tunceli.

Cafer Kırmızıçiçek, the mayor of Nazmiye from Republican People's Party, told Anadolu Agency that rescue services had interfered the incident quickly, however, the fire could not be controlled yet. 

Kılıçdaroğlu's family house destroyed while the efforts continue to rescue others.