In Portugal, on Madeira island in an accident with a tourist bus lost the lives of 28 people, told television channel RTP quoting the head of the municipal chamber of Filipe Souza.
printed edition of Di? Rio de Not? Cias said that among the dead, according to one version, eleven men and 17 women, all of them are travelers from Germany. According to reports, the bus driver and guide, both the Portuguese, were injured. Information about their condition until now, no.
according to the newspaper, the driver, according to one version, lost control, the bus slid off the road and fell on the roof of the house. Local media stress that the bus went from 51 to 55.
The Prime Minister of Portugal, antö¨nio Costa expressed Twitter condolences to the families of the victims.
according to his statement, he has " expressed his sympathy to the Chancellor (of Germany) Angela Merkel ".
The Russian Ambassador's residence checks were countrymen among the passengers of the bus, told Last news in the Embassy.
"At this time neither confirm nor refute this Information," - said the head of the Department.