Struma

It is Certain: Human Error caused the Struma Highway Crash of the Burned Bus with 45 Victims

"It was definitely established - from the evidence and expertise that the tragedy of the Struma highway was caused by the driver's behavior. Only his behavior is the reason for this situation to arise and for the accident to develop, which ends with this result." This is what investigator Mladen Petrov told bTV today.

Human Error is the Leading Version of the Tragedy on the “Struma” Highway, Victims are 44

Human error is the leading version of the Struma highway accident. This was stated at a briefing by Deputy Chief Prosecutor Borislav Sarafov, who was also informed that the victims were 44, not 45.

Overview of the "Struma" Tragedy: Chronology, Versions and Sorrows of Two Nations

The version of a terrorist act is excluded.

Relatives of Passengers from the Burned Bus are Trying to find more Information

Tragedy on "Struma" Highway: Passenger Bus Caught Fire, Leaving at least 46 Dead Including Children

Relatives of the passengers from the burned bus of the Struma Highway are looking for information about their relatives, but so far without success. Some of them went in front of the office of Besa Trans, which organized the trip to Istanbul.

7 People from the Accident on “Struma” Highway Admitted to “Pirogov”, No Danger to their Lives

Tragedy on "Struma" Highway: Passenger Bus Caught Fire, Leaving at least 45 Dead Including Children

7 people from the severe accident on the "Struma" Highway have been admitted to the Pirogov Hospital, there is no danger to their lives. This was announced by the press center of the medical institution.

Mayor of Pernik: The Crashed Bus Tore about 50 meters of Guardrail in the Area of the Accident

Tragedy on "Struma" Highway: Passenger Bus Caught Fire, Leaving at least 45 Dead Including Children

The crashed bus tore about 50 meters of guardrail in the area of ​​the accident. This was said by the mayor of Pernik Stanislav Vladimirov to journalists on the occasion of the severe bus accident in which 46 people died, a reporter told FOCUS News Agency.

Bulgaria: Daring Robbery on Struma Highway in Pernik Region

A cash collection car which was transporting the turnover of a restaurant near the Struma highway was robbed.

 According to information from BTV and Nova TV, the stolen amount is about BGN 500,000.

The car was transporting the money from a fast food restaurant. The robbers were in two cars, which probably  had stolen license plates.

Turkey remembers victims of 1942 refugee ship disaster

Turkey on Feb. 24 marked the anniversary of 1942 Struma disaster, which killed hundreds of people when a vessel carrying Jewish refugees was torpedoed by a Soviet submarine in the Black Sea.

In a statement, the Turkish Foreign Ministry said commemoration ceremonies have been annually held in Istanbul's Sarayburnu district on Feb. 24 since 2015.

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