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Five migrants killed, 39 wounded in road accident in Southeast Turkey: Reports

Just Earth News | @justearthnews | 17 May 2019 Print

Five migrants killed, 39 wounded in road accident in Southeast Turkey: Reports

Ankara (Sputnik/UNI) As many as five undocumented migrants were killed and 39 others were injured in a road accident involving a truck in Turkey's southeastern Van province, local media reported on Thursday.

According to the Hurriyet newspaper, the truck carrying migrants overturned on Van-Ercis highway. All injured were sent to hospital.


Authorities launched an investigation into the incident.