Yacht in flames in Istanbul

Yacht in flames  in Istanbul

A yacht went up in flames while on the Bosphorus in Istanbul, Turkey, Yahoo news reports.

People on the boat donned life jackets and jumped overboard, from where they were picked up by nearby boats.

The burning yacht was then carried by the wind towards the shore before an emergency fireboat managed to extinguish the flames.

It is not yet known whether there were any injuries or fatalities.