accidents in the East

Migrant boat sinks off western Turkey

At least eight people were killed today after a dinghy carrying migrants sank off Turkey's western coast. Search and rescue operations were launched by the coast guard to reach the passengers of the boat, which sunk off the coast of …

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Oil prices jump after Gulf of Oman tanker 'attacks'

Crude prices climbed sharply today amid reports of an attack on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. Brent crude, the global benchmark, was up 3% at $61.76 a barrel on London’s ICE Futures exchange. On the New York Mercantile …

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Aircraft crash kills one in Antalya

A training aircraft crashed in Turkey's Antalya province today, killing one and injuring two people. The injured were hospitalized. The condition of the injured persons is assessed as extremely serious, the Turkish media …

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Ship sinks in Marmara sea, two killed

A ship sank in the waters of the Sea of Marmara within the borders of Turkey's Bursa province. According to preliminary reports, two people drowned as a result of the accident.  Eight people, including …

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Small plane crashes in Israel

A small plane crashed today near the Megido landing strip in northern Israel. One man was killed and another injured in the crash, Ynetnews reported. …

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Dubai bus crash kills 17 people

Seventeen people have been killed after a bus crash in Dubai, the local police said. The coach was carrying 31 passengers when it smashed into a sign warning drivers about maximum vehicle heights. The bus was en …

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Soldier killed in Turkey's Hakkari car accident

One Turkish soldier died due to a military vehicle accident in eastern Hakkari province, the Turkish Defense Ministry said. "Our fellow soldier, Specialist Corporal Fatih Oz was martyred due to a military vehicle accident on …

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Bus rams metal fence in Nur-Sultan

A bus with passengers crashed into a fence on Kabanbay Batyr Avenue in Nur-Sultan, the city police department reported. Today, the driver of the bus number 303 driving along Kabanbai Batyr Avenue towards Kosshy lost control and crashed …

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Bus with passengers turns over in Turkey

A passenger bus turned over in the Turkish province of Adana. Two people died as a result of an accident. According to preliminary data, 23 people were hospitalized. The victims are citizens of Turkey. The causes of the …

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