Turkey train derailment leaves dozens dead

Date Published : July 8th, 2018    Published By : admin

Dozens of people have died, and many others seriously injured after a train derailed in northwest Turkey, near the Greek border this afternoon.

The train was traveling from Uzunkopru, Edirne province to Istanbul when it derailed near Sarilar village of Tekirdag’s Corlu district.

State news agency Anadolu said five wagons came off the tracks. The train was carrying more than 300 passengers and was headed to Istanbul. Local news channel CNN Turk said the accident may have been caused by a collapsed bridge.

Emergency and rescue teams are at the scene.

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