Bulgaria Holds Day of Mourning for Bus Crash Victims

Society | June 16, 2011, Thursday // 08:20| Views: | Comments: 0
Bulgaria Holds Day of Mourning for Bus Crash Victims: Bulgaria Holds Day of Mourning for Bus Crash Victims Bulgaria is mourning Thursday the 8 victims of the bus incident on Trakiya highway. File photo

Thursday is a day of mourning in Bulgaria with the country honoring the eight victims of the Wednesday crash on Trakiya highway.

The decision to have a Day of Mourning was made by the Parliament Wednesday. Flags at all State institutions will fly at half-staff.

There will be a mass for the victims, served at 10:30 am at the St. St. Cyril and Methodius cathedral in the Black sea city of Burgas, which was the hometown of many passengers on the ill-fated bus.

The bus travelling from the capital Sofia to Burgas overturned and caught fire on Trakiya highway, in the early hours Wednesday, near the second largest city of Plovdiv. 8 people died and 18 were injured, two of them in critical condition.

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