Bus carrying irregular migrants overturns in eastern Turkey

Baku, July 11, AZERTAC

Twelve people were killed and 20 sustained injuries after a minibus carrying illegal migrants crashed Sunday in the Muradiye district of Van province, Anadolu Agency reports.

Turkey's Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD), firefighters, gendarmerie and medical teams were sent to the scene after reports of the crush.

The minibus caught fire and the flames were extinguished by firefighters. The injured were transferred to nearby hospitals.

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