Ten people were killed in road accident in Transbaikalia
The accident occurred in Petrovsk-Zabaykalsky district at 702-m kilometer of the highway “Baikal”.
MOSCOW, CHITA. June 11. /TASS/. The death toll in road accident with bus in the TRANS-Baikal region has risen to 10. This was reported by TASS in Uniform dezhurno-dispatching service of Petrovsk-Zabaykalsky district of the province.
“Dead at the moment 10 people. There are operational services that get people,” — said the Agency interlocutor. According to him, the bus was carrying pilgrims. “I went from village Urluk. These pilgrims, there was a procession,” — said the Agency interlocutor.
According to the Chita diocese, on 10-12 June had planned a traditional pilgrimage to the monastery of St. Barlaam, a hermit Chicago in the village Urluk Krasnochikoyskoe district.
Earlier, a source in emergency services told TASS that in Petrovsk-Zabaykalsky district slid into a ditch and overturned a bus carrying more than 50 people, while eight people died and 25 were injured. According to him, the accident occurred at 7 km West of the village of Hohoto, 702-m kilometer of the highway “Baikal”.