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Victims of Krushuna Waterfalls Landslide Identified as British Male, Bulgarian Female

The dead bodies of two tourists killed by a landlside at Krushuna waterfalls in Bulgaria have been identified as those of a 45-year old Bulgarian female and a 57-year old British male, BTA news agency reported on Sunday.

Society » Incidents | November 8, 2015, Sunday // 15:04 | Viewed: 5437

Bulgarian Rescuers Find Two Tourists Killed by Landslide at Krushuna Waterfalls

Rescuers have found the dead bodies of two tourists buried by a landslide at Krushuna waterfalls in Lovech region, in central northern Bulgaria, BNT TV channel reported on Sunday, citing a municipal official.

Society » Incidents | November 8, 2015, Sunday // 12:37 | Viewed: 5480

Bulgarian Rescuers Continue Search for Tourists Buried by Landslide in Lovech Region

Bulgarian rescuers are continuing to search for two tourists, who were buried by a landslide, which occurred in the area of the Krushuna waterfalls near the town of Letnitsa in the region of Lovech on Friday.

Society » Incidents | November 7, 2015, Saturday // 10:04 | Viewed: 3399

Bomb Threat Evacuates Palace of Justice in Sofia

A bomb threat caused evacuation of citizens, magistrates and judicial officials from the Palace of Justice in the Bulgarian capital of Sofia on Monday.

Society » Incidents | November 2, 2015, Monday // 14:53 | Viewed: 2945

Grenade Launcher Shooting: Sofia Police Find Car of Attackers

The vehicle used by the attackers who fired at ex-security agent Alexei Petrov using grenade launchers has been found, police say.

Society » Incidents | October 30, 2015, Friday // 12:05 | Viewed: 3483

Grenade Launcher Attack in Sofia Targeted Ex-Security Agent - IntMin

Bulgarian Interior Ministry Rumyana Bachvarova has confirmed that an attack in a neighborhood next to downtown Sofia targeted Alexei Petrov, a former agent suspected of having ties to the criminal underworld.

Society » Incidents | October 29, 2015, Thursday // 12:01 | Viewed: 5389

Grenade Launcher Shootout Rocks Downtown Sofia

A grenade launcher has been used near the home of an ex-security agent immediately next to the central area of Bulgaria's capital Sofia, officials have confirmed.

Society » Incidents | October 29, 2015, Thursday // 10:02 | Viewed: 5828

No Deaths during Bulgaria Ballot Processing - Emergency Medics

There have been no death cases as of Monday morning amid reports that a woman died in Sofia amid tensions over slow processing of local elections and referendum ballots, an official has said.

Society » Incidents | October 26, 2015, Monday // 09:41 | Viewed: 2420

Bulgaria Local Elections: Woman 'Dies' amid Ballot Processing 'Chaos'

A woman died in the small hours of Monday in a Sofia sports hall where ballot papers from electoral committees were being processed, authorities have confirmed.

Society » Incidents | October 26, 2015, Monday // 08:23 | Viewed: 3428

Gas Pipeline Near Bulgaria’s Pavlikeni to Be Repaired in 48 Hours after Fire

A natural gas pipeline which exploded and caught fire on Friday morning near Pavlikeni, in north central Bulgaria, will be repaired within 48 hours, Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova said.

Society » Incidents | October 23, 2015, Friday // 16:56 | Viewed: 3361

Over 1000 'to Be Detained' over Vote Buying - Bulgarian PM

Police and national security agency DANS are carrying out a large-scale operation against vote-buying and other violations of electoral law, Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has said.

Society » Incidents | October 23, 2015, Friday // 10:10 | Viewed: 3391

Pipeline Blast Rocks Area of Bulgaria's Pavlikeni

Nobody has been injured after an explosion of a major pipeline near the village of Nedan just a few km from Pavlikeni in north central Bulgaria, officials say.

Society » Incidents | October 23, 2015, Friday // 10:00 | Viewed: 2934

German MP Calls on Bulgarian Prosecutors to Investigate Death of Afghan Migrant

Christian Democratic Union of Germany (CDU) MP, Dieter Dombrowski, has called on the Bulgarian prosecution to investigate the death of the Afghan migrant, which occurred near the country's border with Turkey last week.

Society » Incidents | October 22, 2015, Thursday // 11:58 | Viewed: 3152

BHC Disputes Official Version of Events in Migrant’s Shooting Death  

The Bulgarian Helsinki Committee (BHC) on Tuesday disputed the official version of last week’s incident, in which an Afghan migrant was shot by Bulgarian border police after illegally crossing into Bulgaria from Turkey and died on his way to hospital.

Society » Incidents | October 20, 2015, Tuesday // 21:45 | Viewed: 3126

Bulgaria Border Poilice 'Ill-Prepared', Its Fmr Chief Says after Migrant Death

The quality of training and preparation of border police officers in Bulgaria has become extremely low over the past years, a former border police chief said on Tuesday.

Society » Incidents | October 20, 2015, Tuesday // 10:01 | Viewed: 2649

Bulgarian Rescuers Prevent Sinking of Turkish Ship in Black Sea

An operation to keep afloat flooded Turkish cargo ship Pazar east of Bulgarian Black Sea port of Varna has ended successfully, the captain of Bulgarian tugboat Enterprise said on Monday.

Society » Incidents | October 19, 2015, Monday // 17:54 | Viewed: 2439

Bulgarian Deputy PM: Death of Afghan Migrant Near Border Occurred by Accident

Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister Meglena Kuneva expressed no doubt that the recent death of an Afghan migrant near the country's border with Turkey had occurred by accident.

Society » Incidents | October 19, 2015, Monday // 12:52 | Viewed: 2953

No Disturbing Images Found on Phones of Dead Afghan Migrant's Group

Prosecutors in the Black Sea city of Burgas said on Monday no photos or video recordings of violence had been found on the mobile devices of migrants detained after the incident in which one of them died from a gunshot wound.

Society » Incidents | October 19, 2015, Monday // 11:26 | Viewed: 2027

Results of Probe of Migrant Death in Bulgaria Due on Monday

Forensic examination results expected to establish how an Afghan migrant died near Bulgaria's border with Turkey are to be announced on Monday.

Society » Incidents | October 19, 2015, Monday // 08:27 | Viewed: 2548

Bulgarian Authorities Establish Identity of Afghan Migrant Shot Near Border

Bulgarian authorities have established the identity of the Afghan migrant, who died near the country's frontier with Turkey after a bullet fired by a border police officer ricocheted and hit him.

Society » Incidents | October 18, 2015, Sunday // 16:03 | Viewed: 3086

Tugboat Begins Towing Stranded Turkish Ship Towards Bulgaria's Varna

A tugboat started towing the Turkish Pazar ship, which has been stranded in the Black Sea off the Bulgarian coast since Saturday, towards the port of Varna minutes before midday on Sunday.

Society » Incidents | October 18, 2015, Sunday // 14:59 | Viewed: 2178
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