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One Russian tourist killed, 17 others wounded in Turkey

(Xinhua)

10:06, September 21, 2011

ANKARA, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) -- One died and 17 others were injured when a minibus carrying a group of Russian tourists overturned in the southern Turkish province of Antalya Tuesday, the Anatolia news agency reported.

The minibus was carrying the tourists from Antalya Airport to their hotel in the Side district before it overturned after crashing into a roadblock in the Manavgat district, said the report.

One Russian tourist, who was not identified, died in the accident, while 17 others were injured. The injured have been taken to nearby hospitals.

In 2010, 15 Russian tourists died and 25 others were injured when a tour bus drove off a bridge in Antalya.

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