Five injured after migrant bus collides with police automobile in Bulgaria
Europe Update Five injured after migrant bus collides with police automobile in Bulgaria
Five other people have been injured when a minibus sporting Syrian migrants slammed right into a police checkpoint, Bulgarian officers mentioned.
The automobile – sporting 12 suspected migrants – failed to prevent at a checkpoint close to Sofia on Tuesday after which rammed right into a police automobile.
A 51-year-old policeman suffered head accidents within the incident, the Bulgarian Interior Ministry mentioned. A 20-year-old migrant additionally suffered head accidents, whilst 3 different passengers on board the minibus have been hospitalized.
According to the police, the Bulgarian driving force of the automobile is understood to them and was once riding with no licence.
The incident happens a couple of months after two Bulgarian law enforcement officials have been killed after they have been hit by means of a bus sporting migrants.
Earlier this month, a 30-year-old policeman was once additionally shot and killed whilst patrolling close to the border with Turkey.
The Bulgarian Interior Ministry has known as on migrant smugglers to be given harsher sentences than fines amid emerging migrant smuggling.