Wednesday, 01. April 2015
18. 06. 14. - 16:00
Police had a devil of a time getting this massive moose freed from a bus in Belarus, that was stopped in its tracks as the bus speedometer reached the 666 kilometre mark.
After the moose smashed its head through the glass of the bus travelling on a highway leading from the Belarus capital Minsk to the Ukrainian capital Kiev, police noticed the speedometer on the bus read 666.6.
The digits 666 represent 'the mark of the beast' and are used by Satanists to invoke Lucifer himself.
Several passengers held a roadside service and prayed as police and fireman battled to remove the dead moose from the front of the bus.
"They thought the beast was cursed when it fact it was merely drunk," said a police officer.
This time of year the moose in the region like to sniff out rotting fruit that has fermented. They eat masses of the stuff, ending up totally sozzled and, like this unfortunate creature, wandering into harm's way.
Bus driver Isaac Voronoff said: "The thing ran straight out of the woods bordering the highway and I could not avoid hitting it. I noticed the 666 on the speedometer too, but I am not a superstitious person. But when some of the old dears on the bus heard about it they began crossing themselves right away, rattling their beads and setting up a cross at the side of the road to pray for salvation."
Another bus had to be sent from Minsk to continue transporting the nervous passengers on their way.
Semmering Offers 50% Discount To Selected Heroes
The Magic Mountain Semmering will hold two Weeks of Heroes from 1st to 14th March as Panhans Holding Group says thank you to safety and well-being volunteers and professionals.
Skier Survived Almost Two Hours Buried Alive
A skier had a miracle escape after being buried under two metres of snow for nearly two hours during an avalanche in Austria, it was revealed last night.
Puppies Found Stuffed Inside Suitcase In Back Of Van
A litter of puppies destined for a dog farm was rescued after being found stuffed inside suitcases in the back of a van.
Kangaroo That Hopped It Spotted In Garden
Austrian police investigating reports of an escaped kangaroo have been given concrete proof after a local woman managed to photograph the animal in her back garden.
First Images Of Eurovision Stage
These are the first images of the design for the Eurovision Song Contest stage unveiled in the Austrian capital Vienna which is the home of last year's winner Conchita Wurst.
Russian Mafia Boss Nabbed At Vienna Railway Station
A Russian mobster wanted for a string of brutal murders was arrested in the gentile Austrian capital Vienna when commandos swooped as he went to buy a train ticket.
Teen Girls Arrested After Offering Themselves To IS Fighters
Austrian officials who recently cracked down on terrorism by arresting several people believed to be recruiting and fundraising for ISIS have revealed two more teenage girls tried to leave the country to marry terrorist fighters.
Ebola's deadly reach impacts Vienna student
Austria has yet to record its first case of Ebola, but the feared virus has already had a severe impact on the lives of Africans living in Vienna.
Grigorij Sokolov Works His Magic At Vienna Konzerthaus
Whilst the world-famous Wizard of Oz played at the Volksoper, there was another Wizard in the Konzerthaus giving his 16th performance in Vienna!
Penelope Cruz To Play The Ice Cream Killer
The memoirs of the woman dubbed the Ice Cream Killer after she shot dead two ex-lovers before hacking the bodies up with a chainsaw and telling neighbours the noise was a new ice cream machine are due to be turned into a blockbuster with Penelope Cruz playing the lead role.
The most popular stories –
last 7 days
|Uncle Hung Boy From Fence As Punishment|
|Four Needles In Teens Body Including One In Heart|
|Baby Kangaroo In Pouch Found To Be Albino|
|Shoes That Change Colour And Pattern Using App|
|Bad Boys As Drunk Men Behave Badly In Kindergarten|
Why suffer in silence. Let off steam by letting our readers share your troubles. File your complaints about anything and everything here.
Our ombudsman David Rogers will try and help solve some of the problems from lazy civil servants through to incompetent companies – and at the very least the worst transgressors will end up in our weekly special report.