19 injured as bus carrying Belarusian nationals overturns in Russia, say Emergency Services

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30 December 2019

A bus carrying close to half a hundred Belarusian nationals drove off the road and toppled over in the Russian westernmost region of Pskov, leaving 19 people injured, the Russian emergency services said on Monday, APA reports citing Sputnik.

"At kilometer 275 along the St.Petersburg-Nevel highway, 1.2 miles to the Podbrovye settlement, a bus believed to have been carrying 49 Belarusian nationals slid off the road and flipped over," a representative of the emergency services said.

They said 19 passengers had sustained injures, including three children, and been transported to a local hospital.

Further details about the road accident are currently being determined.