Group of Tuvan Teenagers Beat Bus Driver

   Ayana Lama
14 October 2005

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A group of Tuvan teenagers beated a bus driver and wounded him with a knife. It happened on a bus which was going from the city centre to a cottage settlement on the right bank of the Yenissey. Young men which mounted the bus demanded that the bus stop on the steep turn far from the route. The driver did not obey this command and was severely beated. Neither of the bus passengers interfered. The boys beated as well 10 bus windows. Witnesses say it was a group of 6 young peope aged 16-17. One of them, a pupil of school № 10 was detained. The bus is now under repair.

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