Qatar offers sympathy to Turkey in wake of crash 

Emir al-Thani extends condolences to families of victims in high-speed train crash 

Qatar offers sympathy to Turkey in wake of crash 

Qatar’s leader on Thursday offered his condolences to Turkey’s president for a deadly train crash in the capital, Ankara. 

Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani sent a condolence message to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, according to Qatar News Agency (QNA). 

He extended condolences to families of those who lost their lives in the high-speed train crash.

At least nine people were killed and 47 others injured early Thursday when the train crashed into a pilot engine on the same rails, causing a pedestrian overpass to collapse onto train cars.  

The train was en route to Konya in central Turkey.

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