Nine dead after Turkish high-speed train crashes in Ankara

Nine people have been killed and 47 injured after a Turkish high-speed train crashed into an overpass in the country’s capital.

The crash was caused by a collision with a local train, Ankara governor Vasip Sahin said.

Speaking to reporters at the scene, Mr Sahin said the high-speed train, which was travelling to the central province of Konya, had crashed into a locomotive which carries out track inspections.

Three members of the train crew are among the dead, and officials say three of the injured are in a serious condition.

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Source: Sky News