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At Least 12 Killed as Bus Carrying Illegal Immigrants Crashes in Turkey

Epoch Times

July 11, 2021 Updated: July 11, 2021

ISTANBUL—A minibus carrying illegal immigrants overturned and caught fire in eastern Turkey, killing 12 people and injuring 20 others, the state-run Anadolu news agency reported Sunday.

The vehicle tumbled into a ditch while traveling overnight near Yumakli in Van province, which borders Iran.

Television broadcasts showed groaning survivors being treated by the roadside as emergency workers sifted through the burnt-out wreckage.

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