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Turkey: 15 migrants dead, 27 injured in road accident
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Turkey: 15 migrants dead, 27 injured in road accident

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Ankara, July 18 : At least 15 migrants were killed and 27 others injured when a minibus overturned in the eastern Turkish province of Van on Thursday.

"The minibus was packed with people who entered the country illegally, the Turkish NTV news channel said, according to a Sputnik report.

The vehicle skidded off the road and flipped over," the report said.

The migrants’ nationalities were not immediately known but the province borders Iran to the east. It has seen a steady inflow of people coming from Afghanistan, it further reported. (UNI)