SAWT BEIRUT INTERNATIONAL

| 1 February 2023, Wednesday |

Bus carrying dozens of Ukrainians overturns in Italy, one woman dead

According to fire fighters and police, a bus carrying approximately 50 Ukrainians left the road and overturned in Italy on Sunday, killing one woman and injuring several others.

The accident happened early in the morning on the highway between Cesena and Rimini, on Italy’s north-eastern coast. Images released by the interior minister show the bus overturned and being lifted up by a crane.

According to the ministry, the bus was traveling from Ukraine to the city of Pescara.

The passengers, mostly women and children, were believed to be fleeing the country after the military attack of Russia, a police source said.

    Source:
  • Reuters