Police Unravels "Al-Qaeda" Terror Threats on Sofia

Politics | August 21, 2005, Sunday // 00:00

Two Bulgarian boys, aged 11 and 12, are behind an Internet "Al-Qaeda" statement, which threatened to strike the capital Sofia and wipe it out, police said.

The statement was posted August 18 on the site of Sofia municipality.

"Sofia will be blown into pieces by bombs and shootings on Spetember 11," read the statement, which claimed to have been signed by Al-Qaeda terror group and Osama bin Laden.

Police found out the statement was posted from an internet club in the small town of Dupnitsa, near Sofia.

Police interrogated the boys in the presence of their parents. The mischievous boys said they did it for fun.

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