The explosion occurred at a hotel in the resort town of Belek near the city of Antalya, CNN-Turk said. Belek is a popular destination, especially for German, Israeli and Russian tourists.
Ambulances and firefighters rushed to the scene to evacuate the hotel, the television said.
The explosion came days after workers replaced a giant liquefied petroleum gas tank, the news channel said.
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