ANKARA (Sputnik) – A van carrying tourists overturned in Turkey, at least 18 people have been injured, local media reported Thursday.
According to the Hurriyet newspaper, the incident took place on the motorway between the cities of Mugla and Denizli in the country’s southeast.
Russia’s Consulate General to Antalya told Sputnik that it was checking the reports about the road accident.
“We are checking the information about the accident with a minibus, which was [allegedly] carrying the Russian tourists,” Russian Consul Alexei Shivanov said.
Turkey is among the most popular foreign travel destination of Russian tourists.