Turkey bus crash kills four Bulgarians, injures 26
SOFIA - Agence France-Presse
Archival photo. HürriyetFour Bulgarian nationals were killed and 26 people were injured in a bus crash in Turkey close to the Bulgarian border, the foreign ministry in Sofia said Sunday.
The crash occurred Saturday evening as the bus, which belonged to a Turkish company registered in Bulgaria, was travelling from Istanbul to Silistra in northeastern Bulgaria, the ministry said in a statement. The four people killed were Bulgarians living in Turkey, while Bulgarians and Turks were among the injured, it added. Only four of the injured however remained in hospital in Turkey Sunday, the statement said.
According to Bulgarian news agency Focu, the coach tipped over on a snow-covered road and fell some 20 metres (65 feet) down a ravine.