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Russian Consulate in Turkey Confirms 3 Russians Slightly Injured in Bus Accident

© Sputnik / Valery Melnikov / Go to the mediabankOne of the beaches in Antalya, Turkey
One of the beaches in Antalya, Turkey - Sputnik International
Total of three Russian female tourists were injured in a minibus accident in the Turkish Antalya province, according to the spokesperson of the Russian Consulate General in Turkey.

ANKARA (Sputnik) — A spokesperson for the Russian Consulate General in Turkey confirmed to Sputnik on Sunday that three Russian women had been slightly injured in a minibus accident in the Turkish Antalya province.

"A total of three Russian female tourists were injured in the accident. They sustained bruises and scratches. They left for an excursion that was not organized by their tour operator," the spokesperson explained.

Russian tourists in Antalya - Sputnik International
Consulate General in Antalya Checking Info on Bus Accident With Russian Tourists
Earlier in the day, Dogan News Agency (DHA) reported that the minibus accident took place at around 3 p.m. local time (12:00 GMT) on the road connecting the cities of Cappadocia and Alanya. According to the media outlet, there were nine Russian nationals in the minibus, including one child.

Turkish police confirmed earlier on Sunday to Sputnik that three Russian tourists had been injured in the road accident.

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