New Zealanders flee burning bus near Gallipoli

Gallipoli, Turkey

RNZ, April 25, 2018

New Zealanders and others on a tour group had to flee a burning bus that was enroute to Anzac Day commemorations in Gallipoli.

The tour bus caught fire as it was heading to the Anzac Day services in Gallipoli, Turkey.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade said that it understood that 15 New Zealanders were onboard the tour bus.

All safe and well

A spokesperson said all were safe and well, however many had lost their personal belongings.

Consular officials are in Gallipoli and were providing emergency assistance, the spokesperson said.

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The tour bus caught fire as it was heading to the Anzac Day services in Gallipoli, Turkey.

(Photo Supplied to RNZ)

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