ANTALYA, TURKEY(KSLA) – A coach bus carrying Russian tourists crashed close to Turkey's popular southern resort of Antalya. The crash reportedly killed 16 people and injured possibly 25.
Television pictures showed the wrecked coach lying on its roof after leaving the road and falling into a ditch in the early hours of Tuesday May 25th. The deceased also included the Turkish driver and tour guide. Antalya Deputy Governor Mehmet Seyman told state-run Anatolian news agency that rescue teams were trying to get the rest of the people injured out of the coach.
Antalya is one of Turkey's most popular tourist destinations, and visited every year by hundreds of thousands of mainly German, Russian and British tourists.