Fatal cable car accident in Türkiye, with more than 60 people trapped overnight

One dead and ten wounded In the cable car accident A TürkiyeFriday evening, as rescue teams worked throughout the night. The cabin they were traveling in could have split due to a collision with one of the supports.

Saturday afternoon he was still there 29 passengers From other cabins Hanging from installationwaiting for rescue.

About sixty people spent the entire night on top of the cabins. The rest until reaching approx 200 affectedThey had already been evacuated before.

The police opened an investigation to clarify the events that occurred in the south of the country in the coastal city of Antalya.

Minister of Health, Fakhr al-Din KoukaHe explained that the tower that the cable car collided with collapsed and the cabin fell into a rocky area.

Eight helicopters, a military plane, and more 600 emergency personnelSome, including mountain rescue specialists, were sent to the scene, according to the government.

Rescue services lowered some of the trapped people to the ground. In other cases, they used helicopters and an army plane.

Rescue recordings

Several video clips published by the Minister of Interior, Ali YerlikayaShow rescue personnel and progress of operations. This is early in the morning, and still with the numbers from that moment.

According to tourist information about this attraction, there is a cable car 36 cabins Capacity of six people each. It takes about nine minutes to board the Tunktepe facility, as it offers panoramic views of Antalya.

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