Bulgaria bus fire: 12 children among 46 people killed in highway crash

by 24britishtvNov. 23, 2021, 10:50 a.m. 22
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AT least 46 people - including 12 children - have been killed after a fire broke out on a bus in Bulgaria. The blaze erupted in a vehicle carrying tourists on a motorway at 2am local time near Bosnek, southwest of Bulgarian capital Sofia. Bulgaria's ministry official Nikolai Nikolov said that 12 children were among the victims of the blaze. He said that either the "bus caught fire and crashed, or crashed and then caught fire" while on the Struma highway in western Bulgaria. Footage showed the burnt-out vehicle surrounded by firefighters and emergency crews who had rushed to the scene which was sealed off. The cause of the tragic crash and fire is still being investigated - but local reports say it may have hit a curb or a guardrail. Seven people have been taken to hospital with burns but are in a stable condition after jumping from the burning bus to safety. There were 52 people on board the doomed vehicle, officials said Continue reading Bulgaria bus fire: 12 children among 46 people killed in horror fire after highway crash https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/16818768/bulgaria-bus-fire-children-killed-blaze-highway/ The Sun newspaper brings you the latest breaking news videos and explainers from the UK and around the world Become a Sun Subscriber and hit the bell to be the first to know Read The Sun: http://www.thesun.co.uk Like The Sun on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thesun/ Follow The Sun on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheSun Subscribe to The Sun on Snapchat: https://www.snapchat.com/discover/The_Sun/1633225139

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