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6 Charred Bodies Identified after Deadly Train Fire in Bulgaria

Six out of the eight dead bodies that were recovered from the charred carriages of the burned-out train in Bulgaria were identified on Sunday.

Society | March 2, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2858

Bulgaria Renowned Archaeologist among Train Hell Victims

Fears that Professor Rasho Rashev, director of the National Archaeological Institute with the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, might be among those who died in the Sofia-Kardam night train fire were confirmed on Sunday.

Society | March 2, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2786

4 Charred Bodies Identified after Deadly Train Fire in Bulgaria

Four out of the eight dead bodies that were recovered from the charred carriages of the burned-out train in Bulgaria have already been identified, it emerged on Sunday.

Society | March 2, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1704

Bulgaria Braces up for Hurricane Emma

A day after the deadly hurricane Emma hammered Austria, Germany and the Czech Republic, Bulgaria is on the alert for its gale-force winds. Weather forecasters are expecting the hurricane tail to hit Bulgaria on Sunday, causing the winds to reach up to 20

Society | March 2, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4202

Young Lady Identified among Train Hell Victims in Bulgaria

A 20-year-old lady was the first to be identified among the casualties of the fire that raged through two sleeping compartments on a train in northern Bulgaria early on Friday. Valeriya Zheleva Zheleva was identified Saturday evening by her parents and s

Society | March 2, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2263

Four Men and Four Women Died in Bulgaria Train Fire Tragedy

Four of the dead in the Sofia-Kardam train fire Thursday night are men, and the other four are women. This was found from the outside inspection of the charred corpses, the head of the Forensic Medicine Service in the city of Pleven Professor Dr.

Society | March 1, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3888

Dozens Look for Relatives among Dead in Bulgaria Train Fire

More than 20 calls have been received Saturday at the Forensic Medicine Service in Pleven by people looking for their relatives who may have died in the fire in the Sofia-Kardam train Thursday night.

Society | March 1, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1797

4000 at Anti-Environmentalist Rally in Bulgaria's Sapareva Banya

Over 4000 people gathered Saturday morning in the town of Sapareva Banya in order to support the project for a ski resort in the Panichiste-Lakes area in the Rila Mountain.

Society | March 1, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4032

Bulgaria Interior Ministry with Unique Exhibit Dedicated to Liberation War

The Minister of Interior Rumen Petkov opened Saturday an exhibition at the Interior Ministry Museum dedicated to the 130 anniversary of the Russo-Turkish War of 1877-78, which liberated Bulgaria from the Ottoman Empire.

Society | March 1, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2028

Death Toll in Bulgaria Train Blaze Might Rise

It is possible that more than eight people died in the fire in the Sofia-Kardam train Thursday night. This was announced Saturday by Prosecutor Valeri Mirchev, who observes the train fire case.

Society | March 1, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1512

Casualties in Bulgaria Train Fire Still Not Identified

The corpses of the eight people who died Friday in the fire in the Sofia-Kardam train are still not identified.

Society | March 1, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1741

Baba Marta Greets Bulgarians with Sunny Weather

All Bulgarians celebrated Saturday a centuries-old tradition - exchanging martenitsas on the day of Baba Marta and the shining sun spelled nice weather ahead.

Society | March 1, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3149

Mother, 6-year-old Boy Hit by Jeep at Zebra Crossing in Sofia

A boy at the age of six and her mother have been hit by a jeep at a zebra crossing in a central Sofia boulevard on Friday. The child was rushed to Pirogov Emergency Institute in an extremely poor condition.

Society | February 29, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1571

Blown Light-Bulb Sparked Deadly Train Fire in Bulgaria - Witnesses

A fluorescent light-bulb explosion has been blamed for the hellish fire that swept through an overnight train in Bulgaria, leaving eight people dead and another nine injured.

Society | February 29, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1771

Damaged Hydrant Impedes Train Flames Battle in Bulgaria

Damage in the hydrant of a fire car that tried to put off the blazes in the Sofia-Kardam night train impeded their fast extinction, reports said on Friday. The fire brigades managed to start working about half-an-hour after they arrived on the spot.

Society | February 29, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 8874

Eight Charred to Death in Train Blaze in Bulgaria

Eight people died after two cars of the night train going from Sofia to the northeastern town of Kardam burst into flames minutes after midnight. Nine people were also injured in the blaze but doctors assured that their lives are out of danger.

Society | February 29, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2799

Passenger: Only One Fire-Extinguisher Functioned in Bulgarian Train Fire

Only one out of three fire-extinguishers was functioning at the time when Sofia-Kardam night train caught fire early on Friday, witness claimed. "The greatest paradox was that even the only extinguisher, which could be used, was not in perfect order," ex

Society | February 29, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1495

Death Toll of Bulgarian Train Blaze Rises to Four

The death toll after the Friday's train blaze in Bulgaria rose to four, as authorities reported the burned body of a child was found. Previous reports said three people died and nine were injured after two cars of the Sofia - Kardam night train burst int

Society | February 29, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1218

Bulgarian Policeman Suffers Heart Attack after Rescue Operation in Burning Train

A policeman suffered a heart attack following the rescue operation in the two train cars that caught flames in the early hours of Friday. The victim managed to pull some of the travelers out of the burning cars of the Sofia - Kardam night train but was l

Society | February 29, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1278

3 Die in Train Blaze in Bulgaria

Three people died and nine were injured after two cars of the Sofia - Kardam night train burst into flames early on Friday. Doctors reported the condition of the injured is stable and their lives are out of danger.

Society | February 29, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1620

18 Injured in 18 Overnight Crashes in Bulgaria

A total of 18 passengers have been injured in 18 road accidents that occurred across Bulgaria on Thursday night. Fortunately, the hits took no lives but one of the people injured is in critical condition.

Society | February 29, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 991
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