BREAKING: 10 killed, 73 injured in Turkey train derailment –Official

Ten people were killed and 73 injured on Sunday when a train derailed in northwest Turkey, state-run TRT Haber television said, quoting the health ministry.

The train, with 360 people on board, was travelling from Kapikule on the Bulgarian border to Istanbul when six of its carriages derailed in the Tekirdag region.

Over 100 ambulances have been sent to the scene, TRT Haber said.

“There are a large number of injured and we have fatalities,” Tekirdag governor Mehmet Ceylan told the NTV channel.

“The accident happened because of adverse weather conditions,” he added.

The train was travelling from Kapikule on the Bulgarian border to Istanbul, reports said.

(AFP)
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