Two Britons killed in jeep crash

The Foreign Office says two Britons are in hospital after the crash

The Foreign Office says two Britons are in hospital after the crash

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Two British people have died in a jeep safari accident in Turkey, the Foreign Office said.

Two other Britons were injured and remain in hospital following the accident near Fethiye in the south west of the country, it said.

According to reports, the open-top vehicle crashed into a telegraph pole as the group returned from a day trip to the Saklikent Gorge.

Three Turkish nationals, including the driver, were also injured, it was reported.

A Foreign Office spokesman said: "We are aware of a jeep safari accident near Fethiye in Turkey involving four British nationals, two of whom have died and two of whom have been hospitalised. We are providing consular assistance."

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