Jordan condoles with Turkey over crash victims
11 soldiers martyred in helicopter crash in eastern Turkey on Thursday
Jordan on Saturday offered condolences to Turkey over the martyrdom of 11 Turkish soldiers in a helicopter crash.
In a statement, the Jordanian Foreign Ministry expressed solidarity with the Turkish people and government over the crash Thursday and wished a speedy recovery to the injured.
At least 11 Turkish soldiers, including a corps commander, were martyred and two others injured as a military helicopter crashed in the eastern Bitlis province.
On Friday, a state funeral service for the martyrs was held in the capital Ankara. The Turkish president and other senior officials attended the service.
*Ahmed Asmar in Ankara contributed to this reportAnadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.