Nine Slovaks hospitalised after bus crash in Turkey

Nine Slovak nationals were admitted to hospital following a crash of a Czech coach in Turkey on Tuesday, September 1, with none of them in a life-threatening condition, Slovakia's Foreign Affairs Ministry spokesman Peter Stano told the TASR newswire on Wednesday.

Nine Slovak nationals were admitted to hospital following a crash of a Czech coach in Turkey on Tuesday, September 1, with none of them in a life-threatening condition, Slovakia's Foreign Affairs Ministry spokesman Peter Stano told the TASR newswire on Wednesday.

Speaking after receiving updated information on the number of injured passengers, he added that those hurt have been given proper care. A coach carrying 43 Czech and Slovak tourists slipped off the road in the mountains in southern Turkey, some 70 kilometres from the seaside resort of Antalya. The vehicle, which belongs to Firo Tour travel agency, subsequently hit a tree and turned upside down, according to the novinky.cz web site. TASR

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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