Train crash in southern Turkey leaves one dead

A passenger train collided with a tanker leaving at least one person dead and several injured in southern Turkey

A passenger train collided with a tanker leaving at least one person dead and several injured in southern Turkey

HATAY - A passenger train has collided with a tanker killing at least one person and injuring seven others in the Dortyol district in the southern province of Hatay Sunday, according to the Turkish state railways.

The train, which was heading towards Iskenderun from Mersin city, crashed into a tanker carrying fuel at a level crossing.

The injured have been taken to nearby hospitals and the driver of the tanker, Omer Ucgul, has been named as the person who has died.

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