Four of six bodies found on Bulgaria wreck site Sunday identified

MOSCOW, July 24 (Itar-Tass) —— Four out of the six bodies found on the MS Bulgaria wreck site on Sunday are identified, a source at the Tatarstan Health Ministry told Itar-Tass.

The bodies of two men and four women were taken to the republican forensic medical bureau. “Three women and a man were identified. The man is crewmember Vladimir Nazarov born in 1937. The identification of the other victims continues,” the source said.

The MS Bulgaria sank in a storm in the Kuibyshevskoye dam lake, three kilometers away from the shore, on July 10. The ship built in Czechoslovakia in 1955 titled to the right and sank within minutes. The death toll has reached 114. In all, there were 201 people aboard: 147 legal and 18 unregistered passengers and 36 crewmembers. Seventy-nine were rescued, including 55 passengers and 24 crewmembers.

The wreck survivors and the families of the dead need medical aid. “Fourteen people are staying at hospital – eight survivors and six family members – remain at hospital. They are stable,” the source said.


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