The victims were workers abord a bus that plunged into the Black Sea
At least 14 people are feared to have been killed in a bus crash in southern Russia’s, Krasnodar region.
Up to eight others have been injured, five of whom are said to be seriously hurt.
It’s reported the bus was carrying construction workers who were building a platform for an oil company.
According to the emergency ministry the vehicle fell off a pier and plunged into the Black Sea.
Investigators for the Temryuksky District, where the crash occured, believe it was caused by brake failure.
More than 100 people and 29 equipment units are involved in the search and rescue operations.