Update 2018-12-13 (2): According to current reports, a German citizen is among the dead. The number of deaths has risen to 9, at least 47 persons were injured.
Update 2018-12-13 (1): According to recent reports, the high speed train collided with a local train. The train derailed and collided with a viaduct. Several people were killed, dozens were injured.
2018-12-13: On Thursday morning (13 December, local time), an accident involving a high speed train happened in Ankara. An unknown number of people were injured. The accident happened at Marsandiz station in the west of Ankara. The train was travelling between Ankara and Konya Province.
Traffic disruptions are to be expected. Travellers should follow instructions by authorities.