Turkey, truck without brakes crashes into crowd: at least 16 dead

Turkey, truck without brakes crashes into crowd: at least 16 dead

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According to Health Minister Fahrettin Koca, the cause of the heavy vehicle’s brakes breaking was to blame. Always today

at least 16 dead and 29 injured in the massacre in Mardin province in southeastern Turkey, which saw a truck drive into the crowd. According to Health Minister Fahrettin Koca, the cause of the accident was the braking of the means of transport. At the moment, the terror trail is ruled out.

Also today, also in Turkey, the governor of Gaziantep province had reported a road accident involving an ambulance that left 15 dead and 22 injured.

Minister Fahrettin Koca expressed his sadness at the incident in a social media post: “We were shocked by the news. May God have mercy on those who lost their lives in the accident: I offer my condolences to the families and wish the injured a speedy recovery. All means were mobilized to care for the wounded. Our desire not to experience new pain due to traffic accidents in Gaziantep and Mardin. As a nation, we are heartbroken.

August 20, 2022 (change August 20, 2022 | 21:18)