At least 32 people have been killed in two separate crashes in Turkey, when vehicles collided into first responders following earlier accidents.
A bus hit the scene of a road crash near Gaziantep on Saturday morning, killing 16 people and injuring 21.
Hours later a truck hit a crowd of people 250km away in Mardin, also killing 16 people and reportedly hitting emergency workers.
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There have been no reports of a connection between the incidents.
According to Sky News, firefighters, paramedics and journalists were among those who lost their lives.
Twenty-nine people were injured in the second crash, eight of them seriously.