5 killed when truck plows into cars at checkpoint in southern Turkey

5 killed when truck plows into cars at checkpoint in southern Turkey
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A truck with failed brakes crashed into cars at a police checkpoint in southern Turkey Thursday. Five people were killed and 15 others were injured in the accident in İskenderun, a district of Hatay province, APA reports citing Daily Sabah.

The truck was heading to the district when it crashed into vehicles that had stopped at the checkpoint. It only came to a halt when the driver crashed into a wall of a nearby sports hall. The police launched an investigation into the incident.

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