Two dozen die as Turkish train derails after rain, landslide: state broadcaster

Rescue workers and paramedics work at the site of a train derailment near Corlu in Tekirdag province, Turkey, July 9, 2018. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Twenty-four people were killed in northwest Turkey when five carriages of a train headed for Istanbul derailed following heavy rain and a landslide, state broadcaster TRT Haber quoted Deputy Prime Minister Recep Akdag as saying on Monday. Hospitals nearby were treating 124 people injured in Sunday‚Äôs accident, Turkish health minister Ahmet Demircan […]

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