A passenger train has gone off the tracks after hitting a pile of snow in central Bulgaria, the Interior Ministry says.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The removal of cisterns which derailed on Saturday in the village of Hitrino, killing seven, is to start on Thursday, authorities say.
A car has bumped into the tracks of tramway line 7 in Bulgaria, municipal officials have said.
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.
There was no explosion of the cistern loaded with liquefied petroleum gas that derailed on Saturday, causing a blast that killed 7 people and left 29 injured, Bulgarian firefighters' chief Nikolay Nikolov has said.
Seven and not eight people died in the explosion following a train derailment in Hitrino, northeastern Bulgaria, Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova has said.
The Bulgarian Red Cross has launched a fundraising campaign to help people affected by Saturday's tragic incident in the northeastern village of Hitrino.
High speed is one of the most likely reasons for the train derailment that left seven people dead and dozens injured on Saturday, Bulgaria's Deputy Chief Prosecutor has said.
Authorities have declared a state of emergency in the northeastern Bulgarian village of Hitrino, national media report.
Emergency teams are to begin draining the dangerous materials out of several tanks that derailed in Hitrino in northeastern Bulgaria on Saturday morning.
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