July 18, 2012 / 6:52 PM / 7 years ago

Bulgarian bus explosion caused by a bomb-formin

SOFIA, July 18 (Reuters) - An explosion which killed six people and injured dozens of Israeli tourists at the Bulgarian airport of Burgas was caused by a bomb in their bus, Bulgarian Foreign Minister Nikolai Mladenov told Reuters by telephone.

“The explosion was caused by a bomb in the bus,” he said.

In a statement, the foreign ministry said five people were killed and one died later in hospital. Thirty two people were taken to hospital with injuries. (Reporting by Tsvetelia Tsolova; Editing by Louise Ireland)

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