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Sochi–Penza bus transporting athletes burned in fire on “Don” highway

08:20 | 17.05.2015 | Incidents

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Penza, 17 May 2015. PenzaNews. A Sochi–Penza bus transporting athletes fully burned down on the section of the M4 “Don” highway in the Rostov region in the morning of Sunday, May 17.

Sochi–Penza bus transporting athletes burned in fire on “Don” highway

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“Nobody is dead or injured,” the press service of the head EMERCOM department in the region informed PenzaNews agency.

According to available data, the bus was carrying 19 athletes and coaches who were going back to Penza from a competition.

The passengers will be brought to Rostov-on-Don by a different bus, where they will take a train, says Interfax.

The investigators are currently gathering the evidence of the event.

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