One Russian killed, 16 injured in tour bus crash: report

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One Russian tourist died and 16 others injured in a tour minibus crash in popular holiday province of Antalya in south Turkey on Tuesday, Anatolia news agency reported.

The minibus carrying the tourist group from Antalya Airport to their hotels in holiday resort Side in Antalya, turned upside down after crashing into the barriers alongside the road, Anatolia said.

The wounded people were hospitalized in various hospitals in Antalya, which is an area popular with Russian tourists, it added.

Last year 16 poeple, including 14 Russian tourists, died when the tourist bus carrying them plunged off a bridge in Antalya province.

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