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Human Error Is Most Likely Cause Of Gorni Lom Blast

Human error is the most likely cause of the deadly blast in the Midzhur explosives factory in the village of Gorni Lom, which killed 15 people on October 1, said caretaker Interior Minister Yordan Bakalov.

Society » Incidents | October 13, 2014, Monday // 11:10 | Viewed: 1105

Future of 38 Midzhur Plant Workers Uncertain after Blast Prompts Layoffs

At least 38 employees of the Mizdhur explosives factory leveled to the ground by a huge blast last week will be laid off after the incident, authorities say.

Society » Incidents | October 12, 2014, Sunday // 15:21 | Viewed: 1464

Twenty Killed, Over 200 Injured in Car Accidents in Bulgaria 1-10 Oct

Twenty people have lost their lives and more than 200 others were injured in road traffic accidents in Bulgaria since the beginning of October, BTV reported on Saturday.

Society » Incidents | October 11, 2014, Saturday // 12:47 | Viewed: 2910

No Proof For Sabotage In Midzhur Explosives Plant - Top Prosecutor

There is not a single proof supporting the theory that the deadly blast that killed 15 people in the Midzhur explosives factory in Gorni Lom was a sabotage, said Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov for the Focus news agency.

Society » Incidents | October 9, 2014, Thursday // 11:27 | Viewed: 1115

Labour Minister Blames Midzhur Management For Deadly Blast

The managers of the Midzhur factory in the village of Gorni Lom is responsible for the deadly blast, which killed 15 people, the caretaker Minister of Labour and Social Policies Yordan Hristoskov told bTV.

Society » Incidents | October 7, 2014, Tuesday // 10:08 | Viewed: 1188

Truck With BG Registration Kills 4, Injures 30 In Pileup Near Thessaloniki

A TIR truck with Bulgarian registration plates, driven by a Romanian citizen, caused a pileup, killing four and injuring 30 at the Thessaloniki – Veria highway in Greece, reports the Bulgarian National Radio.

Society » Incidents | October 5, 2014, Sunday // 18:47 | Viewed: 2011

Man Dies After Being Hit by Train Near Bulgaria's Svoge

A man has been hit by a fast train near Bulgaria's town of Svoge, Saturday.

Society » Incidents | October 4, 2014, Saturday // 15:29 | Viewed: 1498

Investigators Suspect Human Error Led To Blast at Explosives Plant

Investigators suspect a gross human error had caused the blast at the explosives plant in Gorni Lom, in Vidin region, prosecuting authorities have said.

Society » Incidents | October 3, 2014, Friday // 21:39 | Viewed: 2175

Bulgaria's Customs Officers Apprehend 54 Illegal Immigrants at Danube Bridge Checkpoint

Bulgaria's customs officers have apprehended 54 unidentified individuals – reportedly illegal immigrants – at checkpoint Danube Bridge, reports Nova TV.

Society » Incidents | October 3, 2014, Friday // 14:35 | Viewed: 1595

Midzhur Ammo Plant's Permit Scrapped Two Times - IntMin

Authorities have revoked two times the license of the ammunition factory where 15 people died after an explosion razed it to the ground, caretaker Interior Minister Yordan Bakalov revealed.

Society » Incidents | October 3, 2014, Friday // 09:43 | Viewed: 1620

Investigators to Inspect Site of Ammo Plant Blast Friday

A 15-strong team from the National Investigative Service is to have access to the area where an explosion demolished an ammunition factory in Bulgaria's north-west, killing 15 people.

Society » Incidents | October 3, 2014, Friday // 07:57 | Viewed: 1517

Labor Inspectorate Found Out 143 Violations before Closing Down Ammo Plant

Bulgaria's General Labor Inspectorate has issued a decree to close the explosives plant Midzhur, hours after a blast in the factory razed it to the ground killing 15 employees.

Society » Incidents | October 2, 2014, Thursday // 16:41 | Viewed: 1978

President Plevneliev: 'Blatant Non-Observance of Rules' Caused Deaths

Innocent lives were lost due to a blatant non-compliance with prescriptions and rules established by state institutions on how to work with explosive materials, Bulgaria's President said Thursday.

Society » Incidents | October 2, 2014, Thursday // 15:34 | Viewed: 942

Fifteen Dead After Bulgarian Ammo Plant Explosion - Officials

The blast at the Midzhur explosives plant resulted in the deaths of 13 men and 2 women, Interior Ministry officials say.

Society » Incidents | October 2, 2014, Thursday // 13:53 | Viewed: 4428

'New Product' Tested at Midzhur Ammo Plant on Day of Explosion

A new product was introduced Thursday on the assembly line at the explosives factory near Bulgaria's Gorni Lom shortly before some of the ammo went off, a trade-union leader says.

Society » Incidents | October 2, 2014, Thursday // 12:52 | Viewed: 1375

Bulgaria Declares October 3 National Day of Mourning over Ammo Plant Blast

Friday, October 3 will be a day of national mourning after the explosion at the Midzhur ammunition factory near the northwestern village of Gorni Lom, the Council of Ministers has announced.

Society » Incidents | October 2, 2014, Thursday // 12:35 | Viewed: 1957

Chief Prosecutor to Personally Investigate Gorni Lom Ammo Plant Blast

Bulgaria's Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov has said he is personally committed to the probe into the explosions that razed the Midzhur factory with 14 to 15 people feared dead.

Society » Incidents | October 2, 2014, Thursday // 12:19 | Viewed: 1582

Fourteen Employees at Gorni Lom Plant During Explosion - Witnesses

There were fourteen people at the time of the explosion in the ammo factory Midzhur near the village of Gorni Lom in Bulgaria's north-west, witnesses say.

Society » Incidents | October 2, 2014, Thursday // 11:46 | Viewed: 2496

Specially Equipped Team to Enter Site of Explosion in NW Bulgaria

A specially equipped team of Bulgaria’s Ministry of Interior is to enter the site of the explosion near the village of Gorni Lom.

Society » Incidents | October 2, 2014, Thursday // 10:53 | Viewed: 1386

Explosion-Hit Explosives Plant in NW Bulgaria Functioned Despite Numerous Penalty Notices

Bulgaria’s caretaker Labor Minister Yordan Hristoskov informed that the explosives factory near the village of Gorni Lom, which was stricken by a powerful blast on Wednesday, had been issued a number of penalty notices.

Society » Incidents | October 2, 2014, Thursday // 10:08 | Viewed: 2071

Blast at Explosives Plant Likely Due To Human Error - Ammo Expert

A human error is the likely cause of Wednesday’s blast at an explosives factory in northwestern Bulgaria, leading ammunition expert Valentin Radev has said.

Society » Incidents | October 2, 2014, Thursday // 09:40 | Viewed: 1000
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