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December 10, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The number of dead following the gas transport train explosion in the north-eastern Bulgarian village of Hitrino has increased to seven, the Interior Ministry said on the evening of December […]

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December 10, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

A complete evacuation has been ordered of the north-eastern Bulgarian village of Hitrino, site of a fatal explosion on the morning of December 10, as specialists prepare to undertake a […]

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December 10, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The death toll from Bulgaria’s Hitrino gas tank transporter train explosion stood at five, with 29 injured, the country’s interior and health ministries said in the early afternoon of December […]

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December 10, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian Transport Minister Ivailo Moskovski said that ahead of the gas transport train explosion at Hitrino railway station that left at least five dead and 27 injured, a pointsman at […]

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December 10, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

It is not clear how the tanker in the middle of the train exploded, the owner of the Bulmarket company said on December 10, commenting on the devastating blast near […]

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December 10, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

At least five people are dead and more than 20 people are in hospital with severe burns and fractures, while the railway station and about 20 houses were destroyed in […]

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Bulgaria’s Hitrino gas train explosion: Death toll rises to seven, day of national mourning declared

December 10, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The number of dead following the gas transport train explosion in the north-eastern Bulgarian village of Hitrino has increased to seven, the Interior ...

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Bulgaria’s Hitrino explosion: Complete evacuation of village ordered over risky gas transfer operation

December 10, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

A complete evacuation has been ordered of the north-eastern Bulgarian village of Hitrino, site of a fatal explosion on the morning of December 10, as ...

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Bulgaria’s Hitrino train gas explosion: ‘Everything around the perimeter of the blast destroyed’

December 10, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The death toll from Bulgaria’s Hitrino gas tank transporter train explosion stood at five, with 29 injured, the country’s interior and hea ...

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Bulgarian Transport Minister on Hitrino train explosion: Sparks were seen coming from locomotive

December 10, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian Transport Minister Ivailo Moskovski said that ahead of the gas transport train explosion at Hitrino railway station that left at least five ...

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Company owner: Cause of gas train explosion in Bulgaria’s Hitrino village not clear

December 10, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

It is not clear how the tanker in the middle of the train exploded, the owner of the Bulmarket company said on December 10, commenting on the devastat ...

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Bulgarian PM Borissov: Death toll from Hitrino gas train explosion expected to rise

December 10, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The death toll from the massive explosion when a train transporting gas derailed near the village of Hitrino is expected to rise, Bulgarian Prime Mini ...

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