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Suspicious Package Reported near US Embassy in Bulgaria's Sofia

Crime | December 28, 2012, Friday // 10:56| Views: 1225 | Comments: 0
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Bulgaria: Suspicious Package Reported near US Embassy in Bulgaria's Sofia A Bulgarian police bomb squad. File photo by BGNES

A suspicious package has been found left on the ground outside of the US Embassy in the Bulgarian capital Sofia.

The security at the US diplomatic mission in Sofia alerted the Bulgarian police about the package at about 10 am on Friday, according to a report of the BGNES news agency.

The US Embassy security guards noticed the package, which was wrapped in scotch tape, left on the ground near a dumpster.

The Bulgarian police are still examining the contents of the suspicious package. No bomb threats have been received at the US Embassy in Sofia that can be linked to the package, the police say.

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