Bus carrying May Day marchers overturns in Turkey, casualties reported
Baku, Azerbaijan, May 1
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
A bus carrying May Day marchers to Turkey's Ankara city has overturned in the country's Kirshehir province, Turkish Milliyet newspaper reported on May 1.
The road accident resulted in 38 people being injured. The health condition of eight of them is serious.
May Day marches are being held in Turkey. Members of the oppositional Republican People's Party are gathering on the Taksim Square in Istanbul city, to hold the May Day marches.
After failing to convince the marchers to disperse, the Istanbul police blocked all the approaches to Taksim Square.
Translated by L.Z.
Edited by C.N.