Two citizens of Moldova passed away, while another five were injured, in a grave accident from Harghita district, Romania. The victims were in a minibus going Praga - Orhei. Due to the snow and frost the vehicle went off the lane, hit a pillar and was overthrown.
According to the Department for Emergency Situations from Chisinau, the minibus had 20 people within in, 18 of which were citizens of Moldova.
When the accident took place, it was snowing heavily. The arrival of two dispatched ambulances being difficult due to the weather conditions.
Embassy of the Republic of Moldova to Bucharest is in permanent contact with Romanian authorities.
The company offering the Praga to Orhei rote offered another transport to take the passengers back home.