Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Bulgaria Bus Explosion Death toll 6, 32 injured

Six people have been killed and 32 injured in an explosion on a bus carrying Israeli tourists in Bulgaria.

The blast, which Bulgaria's interior minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov said was a deliberate attack, happened in a bus close to the airport in the town of Bargas.

It is thought that the bus was carrying about 40 passengers who had just landed at the Black Sea port.

The Bulgarian ministry of foreign affairs said five people died at the scene and one died later in hospital. Of those injured, 32 were admitted to hospital. Three of them are in intensive care.

Images seen on Israeli TV showed smoke billowing from the scene - a carpark outside the airport. Read More