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MEDIA MESSAGE

On April 10, at around 9.30 am on the Konya – Aksaray highway, a road accident occurred with the participation of a bus transporting a group of 32 Russian tourists to Cappadocia who were on vacation in Antalya via the Pegas Tourist tour operator.

According to preliminary information received from Turkish law enforcement agencies, the bus driver lost control of the road on the icy road due to bad weather conditions, drove into a ditch, as a result of which the vehicle overturned.

As a result of the road accident, 26 Russians were injured. Unfortunately, the Turkish authorities have confirmed the death of one of the Russian tourists. The victims were taken to the nearest hospitals in the settlements of Konya and Selcuk. They are provided with emergency medical assistance.

Employees of the Russian Embassy in Ankara urgently went to the scene to provide consular assistance to the victims and clarify the circumstances of the incident.

The Embassy and the Consulate General in Antalya are in contact with the local authorities.

The telephone number of the officer on duty at the Russian Embassy in Ankara: +90 (531) 261 64 46.

The emergency telephone number of the Russian Consulate General in Antalya: +90 (541) 417 87 78.

We offer our condolences to the family and friends of the deceased, and we wish the victims a speedy recovery.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation. Apologies should the grammar and / or sentence structure not be perfect.

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