MOSCOW, March 19 (Itar-Tass) – The Russian General Consulate in Mumbai is giving to a Russian female citizen, who was injured in a road accident in India, all the necessary aid and assistance, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement, which was posted on the Facebook official account on Tuesday.
“Today a passenger bus going from Goa and belonging to the private transportation company Mahakali Travels has got in a road accident in the Indian state Maharashtra,” the ministry stated. “The road accident was caused by a mistake in the driving,” the Russian Foreign Ministry said.
The local police reported that 37 passengers were killed and 15 were brought to the local hospital as a result of the road accident.
Russian citizen Maria Kostenevskaya is among wounded people, as she has got a closed hand fracture. She is undergoing treatment at the local hospital.