A bus crash in western Bulgaria early Tuesday morning has killed not less than 45 folks, authorities say.
The bus, which was registered in Northern Macedonia, crashed round 2 a.m. and there have been youngsters among the many victims, authorities mentioned. Seven folks have been taken to hospitals for therapy.
The reason behind the crash was not instantly clear. Officials mentioned an investigation will probably be launched.
Bulgarian information company Novinite mentioned representatives from Macedonia’s embassy visited a hospital the place a few of the victims have been taken.
Caretaker Prime Minister Stefan Yanev visited the location of the crash and advised reporters it was “a huge tragedy.” “I take this opportunity to send my condolences to the relatives of the victims,” Yanev mentioned. “Let’s hope we learn lessons from this tragic incident and we can prevent such incidents in the future.”