accidents in the East

Four killed in Turkish coal mine collapse

Four miners were killed when part of a coal mine in Turkey’s southeastern province of Sirnak collapsed, security sources and Turkish media said. Search and rescue teams were searching for trapped workers, Reuters reported. …

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Blast in Turkey's Hakkari kills two soldiers

Two Turkish soldiers were killed today in the southeastern province of Hakkari after an improvised explosive device detonated, Turkish broadcaster CNN Turk reported. The bomb was set off as a Turkish army truck drove past it near the …

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 Blast at Turkey's Tupras refinery kills four

An explosion in a storage tank at a Tupras refinery in the western Turkish province of Izmir killed four people but had no impact on production, the company said. The blast occurred on Wednesday during maintenance work on a product tank …

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Kyrgyzstan pays last respect to Temir Jumakadyrov

Funeral service was held for Kyrgyzstan's Deputy Prime Minister Temir Jumakadyrov today in Bishkek, who was killed when his vehicle collided with a KamAZ truck on a highway in the Central Asian nation on October …

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3 German tourists killed in traffic accident in Turkey

Turkey's official news agency says three German tourists have been killed and 10 injured in a bus accident at a popular tourist destination, Fox News reports. The Anadolu news agency said a tourist bus tipped over Saturday after …

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Istanbul airport resumes its work

Istanbul’s International Ataturk Airport has resumed operating in its normal mode after a private jet crashed on the runway, causing authorities to suspend flights, the country's Transport Ministry said. Four people have …

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Helicopter crashes in Turkey’s Nigde

One police officer was killed and another one was injured in a helicopter accident in Turkey's Central Anatolian province of Niğde. The accident occurred at the Police Vocational High School in Niğde, Hurriyet Daily …

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Four killed in bus accident in Turkey's Antalya

At least four people were killed in a tour bus accident in Turkey's southern province of Antalya on Sunday, local media reported. The tour bus was out of control on the way from Antalya to Adrasan, and fell off a 25-meter cliff in …

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Car accident in Mangistau kills seven (VIDEO)

An accident took place in Mangistau, killing seven people, all of whom were the members of the same family. The accident occurred in the village of Beineu. A Toyota Camry crashed into the fence. A driver and six passengers, …

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One girl killed another injured by tram in Pavlodar

A tram hit two girls in Pavlodar, one of the victims died, the head of the press service of the Department of Internal Affairs of Pavlodar region of Kazakhstan, Ruslan Ospanov said. The tragedy occurred today at 07.43 local time at the …

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Two people die in accident in Yozgat

Two people died and 44 injured as a result of a passenger bus rollover In the Turkish province of Yozgat,  The victims were taken to the nearest hospitals, the Turkish media report. There is no information on the causes …

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Two foreign cars collide in Taldykorgan

A young woman died and six more people were injured as a result of a car crash in Taldykorgan. The accident occurred on the outskirts of the city yesterday. A 23-year-old woman on a Nissan Primera, driving near the "AKL" …

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Three schoolgirls hit by car in Astana

In Astana, a Lexus driver hit three schoolgirls at an adjustable intersection. The press service of the Department of Internal Affairs of the capital of Kazakhstan specified that the incident occurred at 13.30. The children were crossing the …

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Twelve schoolgirls killed in Iran bus crash

Twelve female students have been killed in a road accident in Iran’s south, Iranian media report. The accident happened overnight when an intercity bus carrying 45 girls overturned on the road linking the town of Darab to Shiraz …

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