Warning sirens to be tested in 11 Bulgarian cities and towns on April 3

Disaster warning sirens will be tested in 11 Bulgarian cities and towns, as well as in places within a 30km radius around the Kozloduy nuclear power station, on April 3 2017 at 1pm, the Interior Ministry said.

The tests, involving the sounding of sirens, accompanied by voice announcements, will take place in Sofia, Plovdiv, Varna, Bourgas, Kurdzhali, Montana, Pazardzhik, Pleven, Rousse Smolyan and Vratsa, the ministry said.

The exercise is intended to “check the technical condition of the national system and public education,” the statement said.

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