Authorities said this Monday that four Turkish soldiers and two civilian drivers were killed in a traffic accident in southern Turkey. The office of governor in Mersin province reported that there was an investigation about the principal cause of the accident.
The defense minister of Turkey is arrived in Mersin and declared that the accident was caused by a technical failure. Hulusi Akar informed that 27 others were injured, with four soldiers in intensive care.
The soldiers presented in a civilian bus carrying army personnel and the official Anadolu news agency reported that they were deployed to northern Cyprus.
While some images from the scene showed a crane that trying to lift an overturned bus on the side of a highway, surrounded by ambulances, police and bystanders.