Residents stuck inside a burning apartment in Istanbul were caught by crowds of locals in the street below.
Footage showed people in the street stretching out a sheet in an attempt to safely catch people jumping from a window of a building in the Esenler district of Istanbul, Turkey.
Several people leapt out of the window in a bid to save themselves from a fire, including one young girl.
Two of those who jumped down were wounded and taken to a nearby hospital.
Locals could also be seen tackling the blaze with fire extinguishers as they waited for emergency services.
The cause of the fire has not yet been disclosed.
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