accidents in the East

Road accident in Turkey's Bursa kills 2 people

Twenty-five people got injured and two more killed in a road accident in Turkey’s Bursa province, according to preliminary information. All the victims are citizens of Turkey. They were taken to the hospital, Turkish media …

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Three killed after bus overturns in Turkey's Karaman

Three people died and 39 got injured in an accident involving bus in Turkish city of Karaman, Turkish media reported. According to preliminary data, the driver lost control, then the bus overturned. All injured were taken to …

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Policemen injured in accident in Turkey's Kars

A bus carrying police officers in the Turkish province of Kars crashed into a car, injuring 16 policemen, Turkish media reported. All the wounded were taken to a city hospital. On June 2, a bus carrying police officers …

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Bus carrying policemen overturns in Turkey

A bus carrying police officers overturned in the Turkish province of Bitlis, Trend reported citing Turkish media. According to preliminary data, 16 policemen were injured in the road accident. All the wounded were taken to a city …

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British man dies after falling from plane in Turkey

A British man died after falling from a plane on to a runway at Dalaman airport in Turkey. Local media reported that staff were trying to remove the 30-year-old when he fell from a door. The unconscious passenger was taken to hospital …

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Military aircraft crashes near Tehran

A training aircraft of the Iranian army crashed in the suburbs of Tehran, the army's press service said. The incident took place yesterday evening in uninhibited area not far from the Imam Khomeini International Airport, the …

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14 injured after bus overturns in Turkey

At least 14 students got injured in an accident involving bus in Turkish city of Erzurum. According to preliminary data, it overturned and then caught fire. Firemen arrived at the scene and were able to put out the fire. All …

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1 dead, 4 injured in Turkish explosives factory blast

A blast at a state-owned explosives factory in Turkey killed one worker and injured four others, The Washington Post reported citing state-run news agency. The blast occurred at a Mechanical and Chemical Industry Cooperation plant in …

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Turkish military convoy attacked in Hakkari

Two Turkish village guards were killed and three others wounded when a roadside bomb exploded today as their vehicle was traveling in an area near Turkey’s border with Iraq and Iran, security sources said. The Turkish military …

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Flydubai denies rumours of attempted hijacking

Flydubai denied rumous about an attempted hijacking of one of its aircraft flying from Dubai to Kabul. The low-cost carrier said it was aware of reports circulating on social media about an attempted hijack, and confirmed they were …

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Toxic mushrooms in Iran poison more than 1000

More than 1000 people have been poisoned after eating toxic wild mushrooms in around 10 provinces in the west of Iran, head of Iran's Emergency Medical Services Mojtaba Khaledi said. At least 15 people have died from the …

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Drone shot down by Hmeymim's air defense system

An air defense system at Syria’s Hmeymim airbase has shot down a drone. No casualties or damages were reported, a spokesman for the base said. At dusk on May 21, the airbase’s radars spotted a small air target of …

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 People injured in incident at Istanbul pier

Seven people were injured during a rigid mooring of a ferry at one of piers in Istanbul, Turkish media reported. Reportedly, all the injured are citizens of Turkey. They were hospitalized, and their health is assessed as normal. …

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Russia's Ka-52 helicopter crashes in Syria

A Russian Ka-52 helicopter crashed in Syria, both pilots were killed, the Russian Defense Ministry said. "A Russian helicopter Ka-52 crashed while on a routine flight over eastern regions of the Syrian Arab Republic. Both pilots …

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Russian fighter jet crashes in Syria, pilots dead

A Sukhoi-30SM jet of Russia’s Aerospace Force has crashed in Syriam killing both pilots, the Russian Defense Ministry said. "At 09:45 on May 3, a Russian Sukhoi-30SM fighter crashed in the Mediterranean during the climb …

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Dozens injured in Turkey's Izmir road accident

A major road accident involving a passenger bus and a truck has occurred in Turkey’s Izmir, Turkish media reported.  According to preliminary information, 25 people were injured as a result of the crash. …

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