Turkmenistan—At Least 30 Soldiers Dead In Traffic Accident

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty | 07/21/2021

At least 30 Turkmen soldiers have been killed in a traffic accident, reports Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. On Wednesday, sources close to the Turkmen Defense Ministry told the news service that the accident happened on July 18 near Ashgabat, the capital, when a military convoy transporting troops was involved in a collision with a truck and another vehicle. A witness described the accident scene as “horrible,” with bodies and truck parts strewn everywhere. An initial report...

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