Turkish high speed train crash caused by collision with local train - official

  • World
  • Thursday, 13 Dec 2018

ANKARA (Reuters) - A Turkish high speed train crash in Ankara on Thursday morning was caused by a collision with a local train, an official from the Ankara governor's office said.

Broadcasters said there were many casualties in the accident which occurred around 06:30 am (0330 GMT) in the capital Ankara as the train was setting off on a journey to the central province of Konya.

(Reporting by Gulsen Solaker; Writing by Daren Butler; Editing by Tuvan Gumrukcu)