At Least 45, Including Children, Killed In Bus Accident In Bulgaria

At Least 45, Including Children, Killed In Bus Accident In Bulgaria

Newsdesk |
November 23, 2021

At least 45 people, including 12 children, died as a bus carrying mostly North Macedonian tourists crashed in flames on a highway in western Bulgaria on Tuesday, officials said.

New Delhi, 23 November 2021

As per news report of NDTV,Seven people who leapt from the burning bus were rushed to hospital in Sofia and were in stable conditions, hospital staff said. Bulgaria's interior ministry said 45 people died, one less than the toll given earlier . The cause of the accident was unclear but the bus appeared to have hit a highway barrier either before or after it caught fire, Bulgarian officials said. Television footage showed the bus charred by fire in the middle of the highway. "We have an enormous tragedy here," Bulgarian interim Prime Minister Stefan Yanev told reporters. Interior Minister Boyko Rashkov said: "People are clustered inside and are burnt to ash. "The picture is terrifying, terrifying. I have never seen anything like that before," he told reporters at the site.

Source - NDTV


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