Bulgaria: 64 Killed in Bus Accident

Published November 23rd, 2021 - 07:31 GMT
bus accident in Bulgaria leave dozens dead
Officials work at the site of a bus accident, in which at least 45 people were killed, on a highway near the village of Bosnek, south of Sofia, on November 23, 2021. (Photo by DIMITAR KYOSEMARLIEV / AFP)

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.

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.

This article has been adapted from its original source.

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