Kurtalan Express Derailed Due to Landslide in Elazig; The locomotive part of the Kurtalan express, which has 80 passengers due to landslide near the Özyürt hamlet in the Tekevler village of the Maden district of Elazig, has been derailed, the disaster has been overcome cheaply.
The landslide occurred near the Özyürt hamlet of the Tekevler village of the Maden district of Elazig. According to the information obtained, landslides occurred approximately 80 meters after the Kurtalan express that went from Elazig to Diyarbakır with 100 passengers. Due to the landslide, the locomotive of the passenger train has derailed. The wagons of the Kurtalan express allowed a possible disaster to remain on the tracks.
While there were no injuries and deaths in the accident caused by landslides, security forces were dispatched to the region related to the incident.