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Minibus crash in Turkey kills Swedish tourist; 5 injured

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Turkish state broadcaster TRT News said a Swedish tourist was killed and five others injured in a minibus crash near the resort town of Antalya in southern Turkey.

ISTANBUL – A minibus carrying foreign tourists crashed near the resort town of Antalya in southern Turkey on Saturday, killing a Swedish national and injuring five others, state broadcaster TRT News reported.

The 71-year-old Swede died at the scene of the crash in Aksu in the early hours of the morning, TRT said. Four Danish nationals and the Turkish driver were injured when the minibus hit roadside barriers.

The driver was arrested by police after being hospitalized.

The Hurriyet newspaper website reported that tourists were being driven to Antalya Airport at the time of the crash.

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