The death toll in bus crash in Turkey has risen to 23

The scene of the accident on the route muğla-Antalya

The death toll in the accident of the bus with tourists in Turkey increased to 23. This resource NTV said the Governor of Mugla province Amir Cicek.

According to him, the hospitals remains of eight victims.

Earlier, as RIA Novosti reports, the Governor reported 20 dead and 11 injured who are in serious condition. He also said that the victims were Turkish citizens, foreigners among them.

The Deputy Governor Kamil Keten said that in the car were tourists from the province of Izmir who went on a day trip to Marmaris. Among the victims are mostly middle-aged women.

An accident involving a tourist bus in which there were 42 people, mostly women and children, occurred on 13 may in the Mugla province in southwest Turkey. As stated by the mayor of the nearby town of Marmaris, the cause of the accident could be a driver bug.

According to the Governor Amir Cicek, the driver lost control at the dangerous turn of the mountain road of Mugla — Antalya causing the bus overturned.