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Area Near Hospital in Central Sofia Sealed Off after Grenades Found

Two war grenades and other explosive devices have been found in out of the old buildings of Alexandrovska hospital, not far from the center of Sofia, media report.

Society » Incidents | March 9, 2017, Thursday // 11:14 | Viewed: 11574

British Boy in Severe Condition after Jacuzzi Incident in Bulgaria

A 4-year-old boy from the UK is still in a severe condition after begin sucked into a jacuzzi in a Bulgarian Black Sea hotel, the Bulgarian National Radio.

Society » Incidents | February 27, 2017, Monday // 17:56 | Viewed: 9419

Water Supply to Be Cut in Some Sofia Neighborhoods on Monday

Sofia's water supply company has announced it will have to suspend services for much of Monday in a number of neighborhoods in Bulgaria.

Society » Incidents | February 26, 2017, Sunday // 16:30 | Viewed: 8768

Minor Quake Felt near Bulgaria's Strazhitsa

A 2.1-magnitude earthquake hit the near of Strazhitsa in northern Bulgaria on Sunday morning.

Society » Incidents | February 26, 2017, Sunday // 10:04 | Viewed: 2342

Turkey's Western Coast Hit by Strong Quake Felt in Bulgaria

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Society » Incidents | February 6, 2017, Monday // 13:15 | Viewed: 3015

Bulgarian Woman Dies as Tunnel Lamp Falls on Car

A lamp has fallen off the ceiling of a busy tunnel, hitting a car and killing a passenger next to the driver along Hemus motorway.

Society » Incidents | February 5, 2017, Sunday // 19:17 | Viewed: 9356

Fire Breaks Out at Harmanli Migrant Center

A fire broke out on Tuesday morning at the Harmanli reception and accommodation center in Southern Bulgaria, authorities say.

Society » Incidents | January 31, 2017, Tuesday // 13:29 | Viewed: 7913

Passenger Train Derails in Central Bulgaria

A passenger train has gone off the tracks after hitting a pile of snow in central Bulgaria, the Interior Ministry says.

Society » Incidents | January 8, 2017, Sunday // 11:18 | Viewed: 8619

Bus with 40 Japanese Tourists Evacuated after Being Stranded in NE Bulgaria

A bus stranded along the snowy roads of northeastern Bulgaria has been succeesfully evacuated after failing to go ahead along the road between Razgrad and Shumen.

Society » Incidents | January 8, 2017, Sunday // 10:44 | Viewed: 3250

'Somali Migrant' Dies While Trying to Cross Bulgaria

Border police on Monday discovered the body of a woman, possibly of Somali origin, near the village of Ravadinovo in southern Bulgaria, the Interior Ministry says.

Society » Incidents | January 2, 2017, Monday // 17:50 | Viewed: 5923

Trakia Motorway Reopened en Route to Burgas after Huge Traffic Jam

Part of the Trakia motorway area that had been sealed off for almost 24 hours was reopened on Saturday afternoon, the Road Infrastructure Agency has said.

Society » Incidents | December 31, 2016, Saturday // 16:28 | Viewed: 9328

Hundreds Stranded on Roads after Chain Crashes Near Bulgaria's Burgas

Part of Trakia motorway and a bypass route leading into Burgas will remain closed at least until the afternoon on Saturday as heavy chain-reaction crashes have left the roads jammed since Friday evening.

Society » Incidents | December 31, 2016, Saturday // 08:37 | Viewed: 5339

Sofia-Varna Bus Crashes Leaving 3 Dead

A bus has crashed into a car en route to Varna, killing three people, police say.

Society » Incidents | December 22, 2016, Thursday // 11:31 | Viewed: 9353

Bulgaria's Transport Min Names Hitrino Blast Cause

It was a draw-bar hook that punctured one of the gas tanks that derailed, cause a gas leakage in Hitrino village, Bulgarian authorities say.

Society » Incidents | December 20, 2016, Tuesday // 13:55 | Viewed: 3363

Bulgaria's Hitrino Blast: Two Train Drivers Indicted

Two of the three drivers on the cargo train whose gas tanks derailed, triggering an explosion that killed seven people, have been indicted, Bulgarian prosecuting authorities say.

Society » Incidents | December 19, 2016, Monday // 22:00 | Viewed: 3118

Removal of 'Most Dangerous' Gas Tanks Goes on in Bulgaria's Hitrino

The two "most dangerous" gas tanks among the dozen that derailed in the village of Hitrino earlier in December are yet to be defueled and and erected, Bulgaria's outgoing Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova has said.

Society » Incidents | December 19, 2016, Monday // 10:27 | Viewed: 2790

Bulgaria's Hitrino Blast: Cisterns' Removal to Begin on Thursday

The removal of cisterns which derailed on Saturday in the village of Hitrino, killing seven, is to start on Thursday, authorities say.

Society » Incidents | December 15, 2016, Thursday // 10:14 | Viewed: 3425

Car Crashes Onto Line 7 Tram Track in Bulgaria's Sofia

A car has bumped into the tracks of tramway line 7 in Bulgaria, municipal officials have said.

Society » Incidents | December 15, 2016, Thursday // 09:32 | Viewed: 8888

Bulgaria's Hitrino Blast: Derailed Train Went Beyond Speed Limit

The freight train that caused a deadly explosion after a derailment of tanks in the Bulgarian village of Hitrino was moving at an excessively high speed at the time of the incident, a probe shows.

Society » Incidents | December 12, 2016, Monday // 16:43 | Viewed: 3386

Bulgaria Mourns Hitrino Blast Victims

Bulgaria observes on Monday a day of national mourning over the incident in the northeastern village of Hitrino where seven people died after a gas explosion caused by a train derailment.

Society » Incidents | December 12, 2016, Monday // 10:42 | Viewed: 8672

Nobody Hurt as Tram Derails in Bulgaria's Sofia

A tram derailment has the Bulgarian capital Sofia, not far from the city center.

Society » Incidents | December 12, 2016, Monday // 10:14 | Viewed: 3140
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