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Eight killed as 2 buses collide in Turkey’s Igdir [PHOTO/UPDATE]

21 February 2017 10:22 (UTC+04:00)
Eight killed as 2 buses collide in Turkey’s Igdir [PHOTO/UPDATE]

By Trend

Chairman of Supreme Assembly of Azerbaijan’s Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic Vasif Talibov, Interior Minister Ahmad Ahmadov and Health Minister Niyazi Novruzov have visited the accident site, the Igdir Province Governor’s Office told Trend on February 20.

The governor’s office said the officials from Nakhchivan will also visit those injured during the accident.

17:56 (GMT+4) Identities of two Azerbaijani nationals killed in the road accident in Turkey’s Igdir Province have been established, the province’s healthcare authority told Trend Feb. 20.

One of them is Suleyman Aliyev and the other is Farhad Farhadli.

The identities of other casualties are being clarified, according to the healthcare authority.

15:21 (GMT+4) Five Azerbaijani nationals and three nationals of Turkey have been killed as two buses collided in Turkey’s Igdir Province, the province’s healthcare authority told Trend Feb. 20.

The health condition of one of the 28 injured is critical.

14:28 (GMT+4) Eight people have been killed and 28 have been injured in the road accident, the Igdir Province Governor’s Office told Trend Feb. 20.

Twenty-six people among those injured are Azerbaijani nationals.

Currently, Governor of Igdir Ahmet Turgay Alpman is in the hospital where the injured people have been taken.

14:12 (GMT+4) Azerbaijani Consulate General in Turkey’s Kars Province has told Spokesman of Azerbaijan’s Foreign Ministry Hikmat Hajiyev that the accident killed eight and work is underway to find out whether there are Azerbaijani citizens among the casualties.

In the meantime, Nurettin Aras, a member of Turkey’s Grand National Assembly, told Trend that there are four Azerbaijanis among the eight killed.

13:39 (GMT+4) Twenty-six Azerbaijani nationals have been injured as a result of the road accident in the Turkish province of Igdir, Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry’s Spokesman Hikmat Hajiyev has told Trend.

13:26 (GMT+4) Reports suggest that two buses have collided in Turkey’s Igdir Province on the road running from Igdir to Azerbaijan’s Nakhchivan.

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