Freak Railway Accident in Turkey Kills 9 & Injures Many | High Speed Train from Ankara to Konya.
A high-speed train hit a railway engine and smashed into a pedestrian bridge at a station in the Turkish capital Ankara on Thursday, killing 9 people and injuring many others, as per official reports.
This was an early morning commuter train from Ankara to the central Turkish city of Konya. It collided head-on with the engine, which was performing a tracks check at the capital’s small Marsandiz station. Transport Minister Mehmet Cahit Turhan had conveyed this to reporters after inspecting the site. The high-speed train passes through that station every day without stopping.
At least 2 cars derailed, shattering the station’s overpass which then collapsed onto the train.
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