Channel NewsAsia
Updated: 02/20/2013 05:51 | By Channel NewsAsia

Singapore tour group loses $50,000 in Rome bus theft

Singapore tour group loses $50,000 in Rome bus theft


Singapore tour group loses $50,000 in Rome bus theft

SINGAPORE: A group of 26 Singaporean tourists lost some $50,000 in Italy when their belongings were stolen from their tour bus in Rome.

The theft took place on the second last day of their 10—day holiday.

The group touched down in Singapore just before 7.20pm on Tuesday evening.

Channel NewsAsia understands that the group had left their belongings on the tour bus when they went for dinner.

When they returned, the bus was missing.

Unfortunately, one tourist had left his passport on the bus.

Channel NewsAsia understands that he has flown to the nearest Singapore Embassy, in Switzerland, for assistance.

— CNA/fa

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