BREAKING NEWS

BREAKING NEWS

High-speed train crash kills 7, injures dozens in Turkey

 Comments
Image: The high-speed train derailed while traveling from Ankara to Turkey'
The scene of a high-speed train crash in Ankara, Turkey, on Thursday. -
@ Copyright :
EPA
Text size Aa Aa

ANKARA, Turkey — A high-speed train hit a railway engine and crashed into a pedestrian overpass at a station in Turkey's capital on Thursday, killing seven people and injuring 46 others, officials said.

The train was traveling from Ankara to the central Turkish city of Konya.

Parts of the overpass at Marsandiz station collapsed onto the train. Television footage showed emergency services working to rescue passengers from wrangled cars and debris.

Rescue teams were looking for more survivors, Ankara Gov. Vasip Sahin said.

"Our hope is that there are no other victims," he added.