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Two Russians still in hospital after bus crash in Thailand

August 11, 2013, 18:25 UTC+3
As of yesterday, five Russians were in hospital
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MOSCOW, August 11 (Itar-Tass) - Two Russian tourists who were hurt in a bus crash in Thailand on August 9 are still in a local hospital, Irina Shchegolkova, the spokeswoman for the Russian Tourism Agency, told Itar-Tass on Sunday.

“As of yesterday, five Russians were in hospital,” she said. “Three have been released, two are still there. Medics say they are in satisfactory condition and will be discharged in a couple of days.”

“The injured Russians have received all necessary medical help under their health insurance policies,” she said, adding that most of the tourists had returned to their hotels to continue their vacations.

According to the Russian Tourism Agency, a bus with Russian tourists got in a road accident in Thailand on August 9. Twenty-nine Russian tourists were hospitalized to local clinics. The bus driver told the police that the accident had been caused by a technical malfunction of the bus’ steering gear.

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