"According to preliminary data, 12 people were injured, no fatalities," the ministry said.

A police spokesman told Interfax that the shuttle bus rolled into a ditch after the brakes failed.

Operational services work on the spot.

According to the agency's source, the accident occurred in the village of Baranovka, Khosta district.

At the end of June, 15 children were taken to hospital after a collision of two buses in the Tuapse District of the Krasnodar Territory.