Siren alarm system to be tested in several Bulgarian cities on October 13

Civil defence sirens will sound in Sofia and several other Bulgarian cities and towns on October 13 2014 at 1pm as part of scheduled tests.

The sirens will be accompanied by voice announcements, the Interior Ministry said.

Places where the sirens will sound include Sofia, Plovdiv, Varna, Bourgas, Rousse, Kurdjali, Montana, Pazardzhik, Pleven, Smolyan, Vratsa and in towns and villages in a 30km zone around Kozloduy nuclear power station.

The Interior Ministry said that the purpose of the tests was to check the technical state of the equipment and the ability of the population to recognise the sounds of the alarm system and the all-clear.

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