Five killed in Belgium bus crash

Moscow, April 14 (IANS) A bus carrying Russian youngsters crashed in Belgium Sunday, killing at least five people and leaving 17 others injured, RIA Novosti reported.

The bus was carrying 43 people when it drove off a highway near Antwerp city in the morning.

“According to information available to us, five people have died — the bus driver, the tour guide, the head of the group and two teenagers — while 17 are injured, including five in grave condition,” said Russia’s federal tourism agency spokeswoman Irina Shchegolkova.

A plane of Russia’s emergencies ministry was all set to fly to Belgium to provide medical assistance to the Russian nationals who suffered in the bus crash.

The opinions, beliefs and viewpoints expressed by authors, news service providers on this page do not necessarily reflect the opinions, beliefs and viewpoints of Hill Post. Any views or opinions are not intended to malign any religion, ethnic group, club, organization, company, or individual. Hill Post makes no representations as to the accuracy or completeness of any information on this site page.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.