Turkey Train Accident Kills Scores of Passengers near Greek Border

At least 10 people were killed and more than 70 injured on Sunday when a passenger train derailed in northwestern Turkey near the border with Greece.

More than 100 ambulances have been sent to the scene of the accident. The injured were also evacuated from the scene of the accident by helicopters. Bad weather conditions are mentioned as the cause of the tragedy.


The train which derailed in northwest Turkey on Sunday was carrying 362 passengers and was headed to Istanbul from the town of Uzunkopru, located in Edirne province.

CNN Turk reported that a collapsed bridge could possibly be the cause of the incident, but Turkish authorities said it was not a terrorist attack.

ABC Flash Point Transportation News 2018.


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