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Turkey: 12 people dead in overturn of minibus carrying migrants


AA / Van

Twelve people were killed and twenty others were injured, during the night from Saturday to Sunday, in the overturn of a minibus carrying irregular migrants, which occurred in the province of Van, in eastern Turkey.

The overloaded minibus overturned for unclear reasons near the village of Yumakli, the Anadolu Agency correspondent reported, citing security sources.

Rescue teams were immediately dispatched to the scene, said the same source, noting that the minibus had caught fire after the accident, which required the intervention of firefighters.

The injured were transferred to the nearest hospitals.

* Translated from Arabic by Fatma Ben Dhaou

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