News agencies are reporting that at least nine people have died and 47 people have been injured in a high speed train collision in Turkey.
The accident occurred at about 06:30 local time (03:30 GMT). The train was travelling from Ankara to the city of Konya in western Turkey when it crashed at the Marsandiz railway station, around 8km from Ankara's main station. A large number of emergency workers arrived at the scene shortly after the collision, which occurred in snowy conditions. Search and rescue efforts are under way.