Number of victims from the bus with Orthodox pilgrims which burned in Kruja reaches three

Number of victims from the bus with Orthodox pilgrims which burned in Kruja reaches three

Tirana, 15 June 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency

The number of victims from the fire explosion in the bus with Orthodox pilgrims occurred several days ago in Kruja, has gone up.

Two elderly ladies have not been able to survive to the wounds that they sustained and died in the hospital of Athens, where they were sent for a more specialized treatment, the Orthodox Church of Vlora confirms.

The victims are Sose Labja and Viktoria Dhiamandi Mocka, who were involved in the accident taken place on 27 May, when a bus filled with tourists, members of the Orthodox Church of Vlora, was engulfed by flames as it was travelling to Kruja.

That day, the 65 year old Violeta Giika from Vlora, also passed away. The bus that burned used to regularly travel from Vlora to Tirana and was purchased two months ago in Italy.

The bus was booked for a visit by Orthodox believers in Vlora. /balkaneu.com/

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