Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Airport shuttle bus with Israeli tourists explodes in Bulgaria
At least seven Israeli citizens have died and 25 have been injured after their airport shuttle bus exploded in the Bulgarian city of Burgas, according to local media. An eyewitness said that one of the buses carrying the Israelis across terminals in the airport blew up. Two other buses subsequently caught on fire. Ten fire trucks are fighting the blaze. According to Bulgarian media, at least 25 people have been hospitalized, some of them in critical condition. The country's president, vice president and minister of interior affairs have arrived at the site.