Cruise ship capsized off the coast of Antalya

Tourist ship on Board of which there were more than 70 people capsized in the Mediterranean sea in Antalya during a heavy rain, according to the Turkish news Agency Anadolou.

According to the Governor of Antalya Munira Karaoglu, the ship left the port in Antalya in the tourist part of town, and overturned approximately 26.5 miles from shore in Konyaalti.

Eroglu reported that the scene moved the forces of the Turkish coast guard and marine police managed to rescue 73 people.

According to him, information about the victims to date have been reported, the rescue operation continues.

The press attache of the Russian Embassy in Ankara Igor mityakov told the Agency”RIA Novosti” that among victims there is one citizen of Russia. She was injured but was not hospitalized, her condition is not alarming.