Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Aug 7, 2022 / 04:40 am
Twelve Polish pilgrims bound for Medjugorje were killed Saturday when their bus crashed into a ditch, authorities said. Another 31 people were injured, some critically.
A Polish Foreign Ministry spokesman told Polish private broadcaster TVN24 that all the victims were adult Polish citizens.
Pope Francis said Sunday following his Angelus reflection that he was praying for the victims.
🇭🇷12 Poles killed in Croatia bus crash: Images from the scene of the bus crash in which twelve Polish pilgrims were killed on a motorway in northern Croatia. The bus was bound for Zagreb. Some reports have suggested those aboard were on their way to Medjugorje, a Catholic pic.twitter.com/GIxZMaIZYg— World News 24 (@DailyWorld24) August 6, 2022