ANKARA: At least four persons died and over 43 injured after a high-speed train crashed into an overpass in Turkish capital Ankara, reported the country’s media.
A video footage uploaded by Posta Gazetesi, a Turkish daily newspaper, showed mangled metal remains of the train. Emergency workers were seen rescuing people from the accident site.
Ankara’daki Yüksek Hızlı Tren kazasından ilk görüntüler… pic.twitter.com/luJp8rLa2T
— Posta Gazetesi (@Postacomtr) December 13, 2018
The accident took place at the overpass at the Marsandiz train station, to the west of Ankara at around 6:30 am (9 am IST) as the train was travelling between Ankara and the central Turkish province of Konya.