According to the information provided by director of the touristic company "Bonne Chance" Tatsyana Zyl to the BelaPAN news agency , the incident happened at an unguarded standstill at one of the hotels in Košice, where the children stopped for the night. The thieves cut the luggage department of the bus and stole personal belongings from the bags. 15 children and 1 adult suffered. There were souvenirs and personal stuff in the bags.
Three buses were coming from Bulgaria with 160 Belarusians aboard. However, the two other buses were safe as they stayed at another hotel.