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Bulgaria: 45 dead in traffic accident - bus apparently should not have been allowed to go abroad

2021-11-25T11:22:51.017Z

A bus from North Macedonia overturned near Sofia and burned out completely. Now it is said that the bus should not have been approved for travel abroad. The company's operating license was withdrawn.



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Crashed bus in Bulgaria: The cause of the accident is still unclear

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The bus from North Macedonia that crashed on Tuesday near the Bulgarian capital Sofia was not approved for trips abroad.

This is reported by the MIA news agency, citing the customs administration in Skopje.

45 people died in the accident.

Only seven travelers survived with injuries.

The cause of the accident is unclear, the investigation is ongoing.

Bus operator's license has been withdrawn

The coach was on the way from Istanbul to Skopje.

He had rammed a guardrail on a motorway near Sofia and then rolled over.

The vehicle of the Skopje-based travel agency burned out completely.

The North Macedonian Ministry of Transport revoked the company's operating license, it said.

In total, there were about 50 passengers and two drivers on the bus, said to have been North Macedonian citizens.

ptz / dpa

Source: spiegel

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