Three people killed in Istanbul bus blaze

Scores of people also injured after public bus catches fire near Kavacik district

Three people killed in Istanbul bus blaze

World Bulletin/News Desk

Three people have been killed and scores injured after a public bus caught fire in Istanbul, health officials have said.

The bus, which was en route to the European side of the city on Sunday afternoon, caught fire for an unknown reason while moving on the TEM Highway near Kavacik district on the Anatolian side, according to fire department officials.

A large number of ambulances and firefighters were dispatched to the scene.

The injured were taken to nearby hospitals by ambulances, as firefighters put out the fire.


Güncelleme Tarihi: 27 Temmuz 2014, 16:12

Muhammed Öylek