6 dead, 36 wounded in northern Turkey bus accident

Published 05.08.2017 11:23
Updated 05.08.2017 20:36
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Six people died and 36 others were wounded in a bus accident in Turkey's northern Amasya province on Saturday.

The bus driver and three passengers died when the accident happened, another passenger died in the ambulance while being transferred to the hospital. A passenger died of his wounds at the hospital.

The accident occurred around half an hour after the bus driver stopped for a break.

While the bus wasn't traveling at a high speed, the bus driver lost control and the vehicle overturned, tumbling down a small hill, a passenger described the moments of the incident.

The gendarmerie launched an investigation into the accident.

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