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 Two Ukrainians killed in road accident in Romania, one being a child. 48 persons hospitalized, - Foreign Ministry

Two Ukrainians died and 48 were injured in a bus crash in Romania.

This is reported by Censor.NET citing the Foreign Ministry press service.

"According to the Ukrainian Embassy in Romania, Aug. 9, 2015, at around 1 a.m. a bus carrying 51 Ukrainian citizens, half of them children, got into an accident on Constanta-Bucharest (Romania) highway, 53 km from Bucharest. As a result, two citizens of Ukraine died, including one child," the ministry stated.

According to current information, another 48 passengers received different types of injuries and were taken to five hospitals in Romania.

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"Consul of Ukraine in Romania has arrived at the scene to provide victims with all necessary assistance in cooperation with the competent authorities of the country. In particular, the consul has visited children in hospitals. They are receiving all necessary assistance and staying in proper conditions," the message reads.

The Foreign Ministry has requested the Romanian side to provide all necessary assistance with visas for relatives intending to travel to Romania. "The ministry and the embassy have addressed a tour operator and insurance companies to provide all necessary assistance to injured Ukrainians," the message reads.

 
 
 
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