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|Inquiry into Turkish baby deaths |
(20 minutes later)
Turkish authorities are investigating the deaths of 13 newborn babies in a 24-hour period at a hospital in the western city of Izmir.
Mehmet Ozkan, the head of the local health directorate, confirmed the deaths and said he was "looking into" the situation.
All the babies were reported to have been underdeveloped or premature.
Turkish newspapers have suggested that a hospital infection may have been behind the deaths.