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Up to 15 Feared Dead in Wednesday Blast at Bulgarian Explosives Plant

The death toll from Wednesday’s blast at an explosives factory in northwestern Bulgaria could be as high as 15, according to unofficial estimates.

Society » Incidents | October 2, 2014, Thursday // 07:57 | Viewed: 1742

Blast at Explosives Factory in NW Bulgaria Cuts Off Power Supply to 2 Hydropower Plants

The blast at an explosives factory near the northwestern village of Gorni Lom has left two hydropower plants without electricity.

Society » Incidents | October 1, 2014, Wednesday // 23:41 | Viewed: 1312

Fire Safety Service Holds Emergency Meeting over Blast at Explosives Factory in NW Bulgaria

Operational Headquarters of the National Fire Security and Protection of Population Service is holding an emergency meeting over the blast at an explosives factory in the village of Gorni Lom.

Society » Incidents | October 1, 2014, Wednesday // 23:20 | Viewed: 1386

Blast at Explosives Plant in NW Bulgaria Leaves at least 2 Injured, over 10 Feared Dead

Two women have been injured in a blast at a plant specialized in the production of explosives near the northwestern village of Gorni Lom, Vidin district.

Society » Incidents | October 1, 2014, Wednesday // 19:54 | Viewed: 2455

Turkish Truck Drivers Complain From Syrian Immigrants

The Turkish international truck drivers complain from the Syrian immigrants trying to board their trucks at the Turkish-Bulgarian border, reports the BTA wire service.

Society » Incidents | September 30, 2014, Tuesday // 18:38 | Viewed: 1524

Sofia Police Apprehends 70 Illegal Immigrants

Sofia police apprehended 70 unidentified individuals – reportedly illegal immigrants - at two different locations in Bulgaria's capital on Saturday, reports Nova TV.

Society » Incidents | September 27, 2014, Saturday // 12:25 | Viewed: 1568

Mountain Climber Falls to Death in Bulgaria's Vratsata Gorge

A 56-year-old climber has died after falling from a rock in Bulgaria's Vratsata Gorge in the Balkan Mountains Sunday night, the press office of the Interior Ministry informs.

Society » Incidents | September 22, 2014, Monday // 12:56 | Viewed: 1490

Passenger Train Hits Car in Southwestern Bulgaria

A passenger train running in the direction Kulata-Dupnitsa has hit a car at a railroad crossing near the village of Oshtava in southwestern Bulgarian Kresna municipality, Monday.

Society » Incidents | September 22, 2014, Monday // 12:03 | Viewed: 1113

Greek Ferry with Bulgarians On Board Sinks near Corfu

A Greek ferryboat with Bulgarian passengers on board has suffered an accident near the island of Corfu.

Society » Incidents | September 21, 2014, Sunday // 13:19 | Viewed: 8896

27-Year Old Woman Dies as Romanian Bus Overturns at Bulgaria’s Hainboaz Pass

A 27-year old Romanian national has died in a traffic accident at the Hainboaz Pass (the Pass of the Republic).

Society » Incidents | September 21, 2014, Sunday // 11:19 | Viewed: 4259

Two Dead Bodies Found at Bulgaria’s Southern Black Sea Coast

Two dead bodies have surfaced at the southern section of the Bulgarian Black Sea coast, raising suspicions they might be those of two Polish tourists who disappeared earlier this month.

Society » Incidents | September 19, 2014, Friday // 19:36 | Viewed: 2519

Section of Bulgaria's Trakia Highway Flooded

The Regional Directorate of the Interior Ministry in Plovdiv warned that a section of the Trakia highway has been flooded, Tuesday.

Society » Incidents | September 16, 2014, Tuesday // 13:59 | Viewed: 1297

Emergency in Bulgaria's Mizia Lifted

Authorities have revoked the 44-day-long state of emergency in Mizia announced after flash floods severely hit the northwestern town.

Society » Incidents | September 16, 2014, Tuesday // 13:12 | Viewed: 1224

State of Emergency Declared in Bulgaria's Sliven After Heavy Rains

State of emergency was declared in the southeastern Bulgarian city of Sliven and several settlements in the region due to the heavy rains, Tuesday.

Society » Incidents | September 9, 2014, Tuesday // 13:08 | Viewed: 1395

Scientists Blame Negligence for Floods

Members of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) believe that the main cause of the devastating floods in Bulgaria is human negligence, not the torrential rains.

Society » Incidents | September 8, 2014, Monday // 18:59 | Viewed: 7425

Bulgaria's Maritsa River Levee Breaks, Ten Houses Evacuated

A Maritsa river levee near Bulgaria's Dimitrovgrad village of Raynovo broke on Sunday, causing the evacuation of ten houses.

Society » Incidents | September 7, 2014, Sunday // 15:35 | Viewed: 7149

Number of Burgas Flood Victims Climbs To Three

Authorities report of a third victim of the floods in the Burgas region on Friday night.

Society » Incidents | September 6, 2014, Saturday // 17:04 | Viewed: 2158

President Rosen Plevneliev Urges For Preventive Measures Against Floods

Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev extended his condolences to the families of the victims of the latest floods in the Burgas region and pledged all state efforts.

Society » Incidents | September 6, 2014, Saturday // 12:36 | Viewed: 1004

Floods In Burgas Region Claim Second Life

The young woman that went missing in the floods overnight in Burgas region has been found drowned, Interior Ministry Svetlozar Lazarov told the BNT public broadcaster.

Society » Incidents | September 6, 2014, Saturday // 11:53 | Viewed: 2417

Floods In South Eastern Bulgaria, One Victim, One Missing

One woman drowned and a young woman is missing after the torrential rains on the southern parts of Bulgaria's sea coast, said Burgas Mayor Dimitar Nikolov.

Society » Incidents | September 6, 2014, Saturday // 10:18 | Viewed: 1970

Torrential Rains Cause New Flash Floods Across Bulgaria

Severe weather conditions are causing alarm among local inhabitants throughout Bulgaria, just hours after floods hit the town of Berkovitsa in the country's north-west.

Society » Incidents | September 5, 2014, Friday // 16:03 | Viewed: 4124
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