As the Russian-Ukraine war escalates with an increase in refugees and migrants, reports coming from Italy reveal how a bus conveying Ukrainian refugees accidentally fell on a highway in northern Italy, leaving one person dead while others sustained severe injuries.
Per Italian State TV, an additional five people were also injured, but only one serious case has so far been accounted for, in the accident that occurred in Autostrada near Forli, a town located in Northeastern Italy.
Daily Episode gathered from multiple reports that no fewer than 35,000 Ukrainian refugees fled their comfortable homes to Italy through the northeastern border with Slovenia since the Russians began inversion and bombardment in Ukraine.
According to the Italian Interior Minister, the bus had departed Ukraine and was traveling south to Pescara, an Adriatic port city, when it flipped. However, the passengers were brought to a neighboring police barracks for emergency treatment before continuing their journey.
Firefighters were seen using two cranes to lift the bus to its standing position as the police authorities have since begun investigating the causes of the incident. Therefore, the only available details are how the bus fell on its side on a grassy slope just beyond a highway guardrail and near a farm field.
Death, devastation, and the account of millions of dollars lost
As of Sunday, Mach 15, 2020, exactly 15:44 (03:44 pm), Reuters statistics show that no fewer than one thousand nine hundred people were killed while two million two hundred thousand people were displaced by the destruction of about one thousand seven hundred buildings destroyed by bombs and other destructive devices.
History will remember that a war between Ukraine and Russia caused an estimated one hundred and nineteen billion US dollars (US $119B) in property damage within three weeks.
Despite the talks and diplomatic missions that have been scheduled to address the issues aimed at achieving a ceasefire and strong peace agreements between the two aggrieved nations, all efforts monitored by Daily Episode have been futile. Considering negotiations for fighter jets and arms supplies to Ukraine, including humanitarian aid, in the midst of the United Kingdom government’s sanctioning of Russia and Russian citizens.