At least 46 people were burned to death early Tuesday in a bus accident in Bulgaria.
The bus with North Macedonian plates caught fire after crashing into a roadside barrier on a highway in western Sofia, according to a private NOVA television.
My deepest condolences to the families and friends of those who perished in the tragic bus accident last night in Bulgaria.— Ursula von der Leyen (@vonderleyen) November 23, 2021
I also wish a fast recovery to those injured.
In these terrible times, Europe stands in solidarity with you.
Initial reports indicated 12 children were among those killed, while seven people injured in the accident were taken to a hospital in the capital.
It was reported that the bus departed Istanbul on Monday and entered Bulgaria late that night.
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