Four Shots Fired at Slovak Buses near Colosseum but No One Injured

An Italian soldier patrolling in front of the Colosseum in Rome (stock photo by TASR)

Bratislava/Rome, March 27 (TASR) – Four vehicles of a Slovak transport operator were shot at near the Colosseum in Rome on Saturday, Foreign and European Affairs Ministry’s head of press department Juraj Tomaga told TASR on Sunday.

Three buses and a minivan are involved. “The shooting caused only material damages,” reported Tomaga. “There were Slovak tourists in one of the buses and Asian tourists in another one,” added Tomaga.

Italian police are investigating the incident. According to the ministry’s information, people responsible for the shooting are vandals who are specifically focusing on Slovak, Polish and Czech buses providing their services to Asian tourists.