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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: 943

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: 1102

Bulgaria's Security Agencies Investigate Immigrant Trafficking Scheme

Bulgaria's security agencies are investigating an scheme for trafficking of illegal immigrants from Turkey to Bulgaria, reports Sega daily.

Society | October 2, 2014, Thursday // 21:27 | Viewed: 1138

Construction Of Sofia's 3d Metro Line To Be Financed By EU Programme

The construction of the third metro line in Sofia will start with the stretch between Yanko Sakazov boulevard and Borovo district, said caretaker Transport Minister Nikolina Angelkova.

Society | October 2, 2014, Thursday // 17:24 | Viewed: 1033

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: 1293

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: 741

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: 2547

'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: 961

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: 1531

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: 1241

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: 1749

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: 923

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: 1469

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: 710

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: 1237

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: 774

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: 1052

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: 1775

600 Thousand Bulgarians Suffer from Diabetes – Expert

Some 9% of Bulgarians have diabetes, according to Dr. Natalia Temelkova, endocrinologist at Alexandrovska Hospital in Sofia.

Society » Health | October 1, 2014, Wednesday // 16:35 | Viewed: 711

Donations in Bulgaria Hit Record Low in 2013

Record decline in donations in the country in 2013 was reported by the Bulgarian Donors' Forum.

Society | October 1, 2014, Wednesday // 12:57 | Viewed: 599

Grigor Dimitrov Tops Forbes Bulgaria Celebrity List

Forbes Bulgaria has named top tennis player Grigor Dimitrov the biggest celebrity in Bulgaria, Tuesday.

Society | October 1, 2014, Wednesday // 12:31 | Viewed: 1062