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BARNAUL, October 13 (Itar-Tass) — The operational headquarters for the provision of aid to 18 residents of the Novosibirsk region who on Wednesday were hurt in a road accident in Turkey has been created in the region. Governor Vasily Yurchenko has taken under personal the provision of aid to the Novosibirsk tourists, the regional government told Itar-Tass.
A bus of the Pegas Touristik tour operator was carrying 18 Russian tourists, including 5 children to Antalya airport for departure for Russia. The road accident occurred 80 kilometres from Antalya, when an articulated truck rammed the mini bus on its way from the Colakli tourism centre. Eighteen tourists from Novosibirsk, including five children, were rushed to Antalya hospitals. Police launched a probe into the road accident. Earlier, officials at the Russian Ministry of Public Health and Social Development said “insurance policies will cover the expenses on the treatment of the victims.”
The press service of the Russian Federal Tourism Agency (Rosturizm) reported that 12 people on the bus were not hurt. They left Turkey taking the planned flight. Another six Russian tourists were hospitalised, two of them are now in a serious condition. All the injured have been receiving the necessary medical care.
The Novosibirsk special headquarters for controlling the situation includes specialists of the regional health ministry, the committee of foreign economic cooperation and tourism and the Russian Emergency Situations Ministry (EMERCOM) The telephone hotline: 8 (383) 210-01-73 is working.