Train comes off rails in Turkey

A freight train carrying fuel derailed in Turkey’s capital Ankara early Thursday, with no casualty reported.

The accident occurred at 1:30 a.m. local time (GMT 2230) in Sincan district of Ankara, the Demiroren News Agency reported.

Four tank wagons and a locomotive derailed when the train headed for Ankara from Sincan. The reason of the accident is undetermined so far.

The traffic of railway lines in the Sincan station has been closed for two hours due to the accident.

The fire brigade and rescue team were dispatched to the scene. Work for reopening and restoration of the railroad operation is underway.