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33 Killed in Bus Accident

April 7, 1993 GMT

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) _ At least 33 people were killed Wednesday when a Turkish bus fell from a bridge after colliding with another vehicle, reports said.

The coach fell into the Yantra River near Byala, about 175 miles northeast of Sofia, said Lyudmila Petrova of the police press center in Sofia. It had been en route to Turkey from Romania.

State TV said the death toll appeared to be 33.

A total of 46 passengers were believed on the bus, said Dobomir Pelov, a spokesman for the Interior Ministry.