Sibir Airlines Deny Bulgarian Reports of Foiled Terror Plot

Politics | September 8, 2006, Friday // 00:00

Russian Sibir Airlines denied reports of a foiled plot to hijack a plane flying from Varna to Moscow, Darik News reported.

Bulgaria's Interior Ministry announced a day earlier that its special services prevented August 30 a plot to hijack a plane flying from Varna, on the Black Sea coast, to Moscow. Cartridges were found in the luggage of a Russian elderly woman, travelling with her granddaughter.

Sibir Airlines and Pulkovskie Airlines were the only companies that flew to Moscow that day.

"We have no information of a prevented terrorist act aboard a plane of Sibir Airlines," Darik News cited a representative of the company in Bulgaria, who claimed anonymity.

According to him it is wrong to describe an attempt to carry cartridges as a terrorist act.

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