Bulgarian Chief Prosecutor Ivan Geshev, accompanied by an investigator, will arrive in Skopje today to personally submit a request for legal assistance to the Prosecutor’s Office in Northern Macedonia. Bulgarian prosecutors need to obtain DNA profiles from relatives of those killed in the bus crash to identify the victims.
According to the MIA correspondent from Sofia, today the Bulgarian prosecutor’s office should publish new information about the tragedy.
Meanwhile, the investigation into the serious bus accident that killed 45 people on the Struma highway in Bulgaria continues.
Bulgarian Nova TV reported that six investigators from the National Investigation Service and three prosecutors from the Pernik Regional Prosecutor’s Office were working on the pre-investigation procedure.
The spokesperson of the Chief Prosecutor Sijka Mileva assures that the Bulgarian investigators will receive the necessary documents from their Macedonian colleagues as soon as possible, reports the MIA correspondent from Sofia.
Meanwhile, the seven survivors remain for treatment at Pirogov. Their condition is stable. Two of the survivors underwent surgery yesterday. One of them has a deep burn on both hands. Health authorities are considering those who are stable to go home to their loved ones.