Bus crashes into pedestrians in Istanbul

The number of the injured is not yet clear

Many people were wounded on Thursday after a public bus crashed into pedestrians in Istanbul, Turkish NTV broadcaster reported. According to the media, the incident happened in the Beyazit neighborhood of Fatih district in central Istanbul.

Reportedly the driver lost control of the bus for an unknown reason, and hit five vehicles before crashing into the crowd that waiting at a bus stop. Currently ambulances and police were sent to the scene.

The number of the injured was not immediately clear. There is also no information about victims.

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