Six people were killed when a minibus plunged into a cliff in the southeastern Turkish province of Hakkari Monday.
The minibus was heading to Cilo-Sat Mountain in the province’s Yüksekova district when its brakes failed. The victims included personnel from the local National Education Directorate.
Media outlets reported that they were traveling for a picnic in the region.
According to media reports, one person was injured in the accident. A helicopter was dispatched to the area, which is located at an altitude of 3,200 meters (10,499 feet), to carry the injured to a hospital in central Yüksekova. An investigation into the incident is underway.
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