Russian embassy to Turkey confirms deaths of 4 Russians in bus crash

Four Russians have been killed and 27 others injured in an accident involving a tourist bus in Turkey, Alexander Leshukov, the press attache of the Russian embassy to Turkey, told Interfax on Aug. 6.

Four Russians have been killed and 27 others injured in an accident involving a tourist bus in Turkey, Alexander Leshukov, the press attache of the Russian embassy to Turkey, told Interfax on Aug. 6.

"Four citizens of Russia have been killed and 27 others injured in a traffic accident involving a tourist bus; 20 of them are in hospitals in Antalya and Denizli," Leshukov said.

A tourist bus overturned on a road between Pamukkale and Antalya near Denizli, southwestern Turkey, at about 3:30 p.m. local time.

The bus belonged to the company Kilit Global, a counter-agent of the Russian travel operators Tez Tour and Biblio Globus. Local media said there were 64 passengers on the bus, mostly citizens of Russia, Ukraine, and Kazakhstan. The Tez Tour press service said there were also citizens of Lithuania among the passengers.

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