Officials say at least 45 people, including 12 children, have died after a bus crashed and caught fire in western Bulgaria. The incident happened on a motorway south-west of the capital Sofia this morning. The bus was registered in North Macedonia and was mainly carrying tourists from the country, who were returning from Turkey. Seven people escaped from the bus and were taken to hospital with burns. A Bulgarian interior ministry official said it was unclear if the bus had caught fire and then crashed or burst into flames after crashing.
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