According to latest information, four passengers have been killed in a bus crash near the mountain village Eltarkach. Two passengers died on spot, one halfway to the hospital, and one after hospitalization. Of 28 passengers, 16 were hospitalized with various injuries, duty officer of the Emergencies Ministry Vladimir Mostovoy reported. The bus, en route from Kislovodsk to Karachayevsk, skidded on an icy patch at the turn of the road in the morning and turned upside down. Mountain rescue team from Emergencies Ministry and investigators are engaged in works in the area of accident.