All the victims are citizens of Uzbekistan. According to the authorities, the preliminary version happened – an arson. Currently in Aktobe region deployed operational headquarters.
In Aktobe region of Kazakhstan caught the bus. The vehicle followed the road Samara-Shymkent. According to preliminary information, the cause of the incident is arson. More than 50 people were killed. These data confirmed the official representative of the Committee of emergency situations, Ministry of internal Affairs of Kazakhstan Ruslan Imankulov.
Imankulov said January 18 at 10:30 minutes in Irgiz district, 10 kilometers from the village of Calabi while driving there was a fire a passenger bus “Ikarus”.
“There were 55 passengers and two drivers. Five passengers, who managed to get out, medical assistance by the staff of EN-route medical and rescue points emergency medical Center CES MIA RK. The remaining 52 people were killed on the spot,” said Imankulov.
The information was told reporters by telephone “hot line”, managed to escape from the burning bus. “They are given medical help”, – said the emergency situations Committee of the Ministry of interior of the Republic. All victims – citizens of Uzbekistan. The vehicle was followed to Russia.
As reported by Sputnik Kazakhstan, the site of the work fire police unit, rescue workers, doctors and psychologists. Investigated all the circumstances of the incident.