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9 people killed in two separate crashes in Konya

1 March 2011, Tuesday /TODAY’S ZAMAN
Seven people were killed when a minibus and a truck collided in Akşehir, Konya province, and two people were killed in a separate crash when a pick-up truck overturned off the Konya-Karapınar road on Sunday.

Gendarmerie teams confirmed the identities of the seven victims of the minibus collision, who were on their way back to Bursa after a visit to Konya. Five other minibus passengers were injured. Officials said the bodies of the victims would be sent to Gemlik, in Bursa province, following an autopsy at Ilgın State Hospital, where family members were waiting.

A husband and wife were also killed when the driver of a pick-up truck lost control of his vehicle and veered off the road. Six others were injured and are receiving treatment in nearby hospitals.

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