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Sofia Office of Bulgarian Populist Party Set Ablaze

Politics » DOMESTIC | May 14, 2014, Wednesday // 10:32| Views: 772 | Comments: 0
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Bulgaria: Sofia Office of Bulgarian Populist Party Set Ablaze Nikolay Barekov, former journalist and TV host and leader of the Bulgaria without Censorship party, photo by BGNES

The office of the Bulgaria without Censorship party on Lomsko Shose Blvd in Sofia was set ablaze on Tuesday night.

The front window of the party's office was broken with a stone, after which a Molotov cocktail was thrown inside, according to reports of Sega daily.

The tip-off for the fire was submitted at 3 am on Wednesday.

An investigation into the case is underway and police are evaluating the damage.

The press office of the party has defined the attack as an attempted threat, adding that it was aimed at neutralizing the growing popularity of the leader, former journalist and TV host Nikolay Barekov, in Sofia's Nadezhda district.

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