High speed train crashes in Ankara, Turkey


Multiple casualties reported after high speed train crashes in Ankara, Turkey

Four people have reportedly died and 43 injured after a high speed train crashed into an overpass in the Turkish capital Ankara.

A Turkish high speed train has crashed into an overpass in Ankara and two carriages have toppled over, CNN Turk says, adding there were casualties.

Video footage showed emergency workers at the scene, where carriages were trapped beneath the mangled metal wreckage of an overpass.

The early morning train was travelling between the capital, Ankara, and the central Turkish province of Konya, the broadcaster said.

The incident was reported to have occurred shortly after 6.30am local time (2.30pm AEDT).

Ankara Governor Vasip Şahin reportedly told the media that four people had died and 43 injured in the crash, but this has not been confirmed.


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