Traffic accident in southeast Turkey leaves 13 dead

Sanliurfa mayor says 13 people were killed and nine wounded in major crash

Baku. 29 March. REPORT.AZ/ Thirteen people - most of them Syrian nationals - were killed in a traffic accident in the southeastern province of Sanliurfa on Sunday.

"The accident involved a minibus, a car and a concrete mixer truck, and might have happened due to rain and fog," Sanliurfa's Mayor Celalettin Guvenc said.

Report informs referring to the Anadolu Agency, Guvenc said the minibus entered a reverse direction on the Sanliurfa-Akcakale highway and collided with the truck, injuring nine people including two who remain in critical condition.

"We witnessed a gruesome incident," said the mayor, adding the treatment of the injured continued.

Medics and security teams were dispatched to the scene and authorities launched an investigation into the accident.

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