Thursday, May 28, 2009

Bulgaria bus accident - 16 killed in Yambol bus crash

28 May 2009 At least 16 people have been killed and other 20 injured in Southeastern Bulgaria when a bus crashed into the crowd. The accident occured at 9:30 a.m. near the city of Yambol. The casualties were tourists gathered to celebrate the Ascension day (Spasovden) - the orthodox religios holiday. People were going up the mountain towards Bakadzhik peak when the bus approaching from opposite direction smashed into them. The cause of the Yambol bus tragedy is supposed to be a technical malfunction related to breaks failure. Bakadzhik accident is considered one of the worst in Bulgaria among the 16 deads, there were 10 women, 5 men and a 16 years old boy.


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