Bus with Russian trawler crew overturn in Norway, 1 person killed

A bus carrying 21 people, Russian trawler Boris Zaitsev’s relief crew, overturned on Saturday near Norwegian Hammerfest, killing one person.

“The incident happened at about 3.30 am Moscow time,” Murmansk’s emergency center official told RIA Novosti.

“An executive officer called the Russian Emergency Ministry and said that a bus carrying a relief crew of 21 people, including 2 drivers, overturned. He also said that one person died, while four people were in a bad condition.”

The crew is now in hospital in Hammerfest, he added.


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