One soldier killed, 20 injured in traffic accident in eastern Turkey

A soldier was killed and 20 others were injured as a result of a traffic accident in the southeastern province of Sanliurfa on Wednesday.

The incident took place on Siverek-Diyarbakır highway in the evening. Reportedly, the bus carrying military personnel had a blowout and rolled off. The incident left one of the soldiers killed while the remaining 20 were injured. An inspection was carried out at the scene and the injured were taken to the Siverek State Hospital.