Yet Another Bomb Threat Closes Sofia 'Sharpshooter' Building

Crime | March 27, 2013, Wednesday // 11:16
Bulgaria: Yet Another Bomb Threat Closes Sofia 'Sharpshooter' Building The building in question is located just opposite the main entrance of Sofia's main courthouse (pictured). Photo by BGNES

A new anonymous bomb threat has caused the evacuation of the building in downtown Sofia from which notorious Bulgarian drug lord Zlatomir Ivanov was shot at and wounded back in January.

The anonymous call was received at approximately 9:15 am EET on Wednesday. Police are currently conducting a search of the building.

The building in question is located just opposite the main entrance of Sofia's main courthouse, which has also been the target of numerous anonymous bomb threats over the past few months.

On January 29, Zlatomir Ivanov aka Baretata (The Beret, The Barret) was shot in broad daylight as he was about to enter the courthouse for an appeals hearing in an illegal drugs distribution case against him.

The "sharpshooter" building was evacuated over an anonymous bomb threat on March 22.

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