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Ten dead in bus accident in Croatia – driver fell asleep

A bus with Kosovar guest workers from Germany had a serious accident. Probable cause according to investigations: The driver fell asleep at the wheel.

Slavonski Brod / Gjakova – In an accident with a bus coming from Germany in Croatia, ten people were killed and 45 others were injured.

According to the Croatian news portal “”, prosecutor Slavko Pranjic said that one of the two drivers fell asleep while driving. This driver was arrested.

The bus was on the road on behalf of a travel agency that regularly organizes trips from Germany to Kosovo and Albania. Initially, nothing was known about German victims. There were 67 passengers and two drivers in the vehicle. One of the drivers is one of the dead.

The bus started from Frankfurt in the direction of Kosovo, said the tour operator Deva Tours, based in the Kosovar town of Gjakova, on Sunday at the request of the dpa. “These are all people who work in Germany and wanted to spend their vacation in Kosovo,” said Kosovo’s ambassador in the Croatian capital Zagreb, Gezim Kasapolli. “We spoke to the families of the injured and killed,” he added, according to the Croatian portal “”.

A spokeswoman for the German Foreign Office announced: “Our embassy in Zagreb and the headquarters of the Foreign Office in Berlin are in contact with the responsible local authorities.” Dpa

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