Friday, 25 August 2017

At least 17 dead as bus carrying construction plunges off pier into Black Sea in Russia



Divers were called in to search for three missing people


The bus was carrying workers from their shift building a pier for the Tamanneftegaz oil company.
 
 
It happened outside the town of Volna on the Taman peninsula - just across the sea from Crimea.


The bus fell four metres into the water.


The cause is so far unconfirmed but local authorities said they suspected the bus' brakes were faulty.




SKY         News.