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Sun has disappeared and the day has turned to darkness! Sandstorm hits Aksaray, Turkey.

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Published on 03 Dec 2021 / In News and Politics

While the storm on the coasts of the Sea of ​​Marmara and the Aegean, which began yesterday in Turkey and is still felt today, resulted in loss of life and property, a sandstorm struck on the Konya, Nidda, Adana and Aksaray highways. Roads were closed to traffic due to a sandstorm that caused many crashes with reduced visibility. The governor's administration issued a warning in this regard. On the other hand, after the measures were taken, the roads were opened to traffic.
The accident occurred in areas where visibility from time to time dropped to zero due to a sandstorm. It became known that many vehicles, including tow trucks, cisterns and cars, collided as a result of an accident that occurred on the Konya Ankara highway in the Cihanbeyli Kyrkyshla Mahallesi region. After reporting the accident, the teams took action. The highway from Konya towards Ankara and from the Cihanbeyli area towards Konya was closed to traffic.
A large number of police, health, gendarmerie and AFAD teams were dispatched to the scene. According to the first definitions, 8 people were injured in the accident, and the wounded were taken to hospitals in ambulances. While the rescue work and the opening of the road to traffic for the 8 vehicles involved in an accident at the scene continue, the police and gendarmerie teams continue to detect and investigate incidents.

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