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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: 25345

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: 4312

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: 20563

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: 3762

Hitrino Incident: Derailed Tank 'Did Not Explode'

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.

Society » Incidents | December 12, 2016, Monday // 08:38 | Viewed: 3662

Death Toll of Bulgaria's Hitrino Blast Reversed to 7

Seven and not eight people died in the explosion following a train derailment in Hitrino, northeastern Bulgaria, Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova has said.

Society » Incidents | December 12, 2016, Monday // 08:16 | Viewed: 3920

Bulgaria's Hitrino Blast Claims 8th Victim

The death toll of Saturday's train explosion in the Bulgarian village of Hitrino has increased to 8, outgoing Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has said.

Society » Incidents | December 11, 2016, Sunday // 17:00 | Viewed: 3293

Bulgarian Red Cross Raising Funds over Hitrino Train Disaster

The Bulgarian Red Cross has launched a fundraising campaign to help people affected by Saturday's tragic incident in the northeastern village of Hitrino.

Society » Incidents | December 11, 2016, Sunday // 13:11 | Viewed: 5320

High Speed 'Main Hypothesis' for Hitrino Train Blast

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.

Society » Incidents | December 11, 2016, Sunday // 12:40 | Viewed: 2330

Emergency Declared in Bulgaria's Hitrino over Gas Exposure

Authorities have declared a state of emergency in the northeastern Bulgarian village of Hitrino, national media report.

Society » Incidents | December 11, 2016, Sunday // 12:17 | Viewed: 4169

Bulgaria's Hitrino Braces for Cleanup after Tragic Blast

Emergency teams are to begin draining the dangerous materials out of several tanks that derailed in Hitrino in northeastern Bulgaria on Saturday morning.

Society » Incidents | December 11, 2016, Sunday // 08:47 | Viewed: 2683

Death Toll of Bulgaria's Hitrino Blast Rises to 7

The number of fatalities after the incident in Hitrino in northeastern Bulgaria has increased to seven, authorities say.

Society » Incidents | December 10, 2016, Saturday // 18:19 | Viewed: 10793

Blast in Bulgaria's Hitrino: What Actually Happened

A cargo train, composed of 23 tankers, was entering the railway station of Hitrino, a village in northeastern Bulgaria, when twelve of the cisterns went off the track and one exploded.

Society » Incidents | December 10, 2016, Saturday // 13:53 | Viewed: 14098

Twenty-Nine Injured in Bulgaria's Hitrino Blast - Minister

As many as 29 have been left injured by the explosion in Saturday morning's northeastern Bulgarian village of Hitrino, outgoing Health Minister Petar Moskov has said.

Society » Incidents | December 10, 2016, Saturday // 13:24 | Viewed: 4232

Uncertainty over Causes of Bulgaria's Hitrino Blast

It is not immediately known what led to the blast of cisterns which exploded in the northeastern Bulgarian village of Hitrino, leaving at least five people dead.

Society » Incidents | December 10, 2016, Saturday // 12:42 | Viewed: 2392

Four Die, Many Injured in Blast after Rail Accident in Bulgaria's Hitrino

At least four people have lost their lives as a train exploded after going off the tracks in northeastern Bulgaria.

Society » Incidents | December 10, 2016, Saturday // 10:30 | Viewed: 14983

Israeli Nationals 'Attacked' Near Bulgaria Presidency

An assault was committed on four Israeli nationals in downtown Sofia, Bulgaria, the public broadcaster says.

Society » Incidents | November 6, 2016, Sunday // 11:58 | Viewed: 2284

Body of Hiker Found in Bulgaria's Stara Planina

Rescuers have found the body of Miroslav Kasovski, the IT programmer who went missing in Stara Planina (the Balkan Mountains) last week.

Society » Incidents | November 2, 2016, Wednesday // 12:22 | Viewed: 3058

Massive Search Underway for Hiker Missing in Bulgaria's Stara Planina

A search and rescue operation is to be renewed on Tuesday in the Stara Planina mountain for a 34-year-old man who went missing last week.

Society » Incidents | November 1, 2016, Tuesday // 07:34 | Viewed: 2705

Bulgaria Ranked 1st by Road Fatalities in Europe

Bulgaria had the biggest number of road fatalities in the EU last year, European Commission data shows.

Society » Incidents | October 29, 2016, Saturday // 16:25 | Viewed: 4446

Plane Crashes at Malta Airport, At Least 5 Victims Reported

A plane has crashed in Malta.

Society » Incidents | October 24, 2016, Monday // 11:04 | Viewed: 2602
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