Bulgarian Top TV Journalist Confirms Car Arson Attack

Crime | September 17, 2013, Tuesday // 10:28
Bulgaria: Bulgarian Top TV Journalist Confirms Car Arson Attack Genka Shikerova, co-host of bTV morning broadcast, together with Konstantin Karadzhov, addressed viewers on Tuesday morning to prevent speculations over her car arson attack. Photo by bTV

Genka Shikerova, a long-time journalist at private TV channel bTV and currently co-host of its morning broadcast, has confirmed her car has been set on fire in arson.

Visibly worried and stressed out, she told viewers on Tuesday morning that she is making this announcement personally to prevent speculations.

Her partner, co-host Konstantin Karadzhov, added that “one can only guess who and why did this”.

The journalist’s car – a Peugeot 308 – parked in front of the journalist’s home in Geo Milev district - suddenly burst into flames half an hour after eight on Monday evening.

Neighbors rushed to the parking lot and tried to put out the flames, but in vain.

The car has burned down completely.

Genka Shikerova is currently co-host of bTV morning broadcast, together with Konstantin Karadzhov.

The pair started their work last month after the previous hosts – Anni Tzolova and Victor Nikolaev - moved to the rival, Nova TV.

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