At least 30 dead in Turkey bus crash
The crash occurred on a highway near the city of Aksaray, close to Cappadocia.Updated: Apr 14, 2007, 15:49 IST
A bus full of elementary school students crashed into a truck in central Turkey on Saturday, killing at least 30 people, many of them young children, authorities said.
The bus was bringing the students from Izmir, a city on the Turkish Aegean, to Cappadocia, a popular tourist spot in central Turkey known for its unusual geological formations.
The crash occurred on a highway near the city of Aksaray, close to Cappadocia. Aksaray Gov. Sebati Buyuran said the number of dead was at least 30, the government-owned Anatolia news agency reported.
More than 20 injured were sent to regional hospitals for treatment, health chief Akin Sudemen said.