The Latest: Death toll in Turkish building collapse up to 18

The Latest on the Istanbul apartment building collapse (all times local): 2:55 p.m. Funeral prayers have been performed for nine members of a family who died in the building collapse in Istanbul.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, officials and hundreds of people attended the funeral Saturday.

The Alemdar family lived in the building that collapsed Wednesday in the mostly-residential Kartal district where 17 people died.

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