Death Toll of Bulgaria's Hitrino Blast Reversed to 7

Society » INCIDENTS | December 12, 2016, Monday // 08:16
Bulgaria: Death Toll of Bulgaria's Hitrino Blast Reversed to 7 Bulgaria's outgoing Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova. File photo, BGNES

Seven and not eight people died in the explosion following a train derailment in Hitrino, northeastern Bulgaria, outgoing Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova has said.

In a briefing with reporters after a night of cleanup operations on site, she has not elaborated.

On Sunday, outgoing Prime Minister Boyko Borisov announced the number of victims had risen to eight.

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