Bulgaria to test civil defence warning sirens in Sofia and other cities on October 2

Bulgaria will hold a regular test of its civil defence warning siren system at 1pm on October 2 in Sofia and a number of other cities and towns, the Interior Ministry said.

The sirens will sound, apart from in Sofia, in Plovdiv, Varna, Bourgas, Rousse, Vratsa, Kurdzhali, Montana, Pazardzhik, Pleven, Smolyan and a 30km zone around Kozloduy nuclear power station.

The tests, conducted in Bulgaria every few months, involve the sounding of sirens and voice announcements, concluding with the “all clear”.



The Sofia Globe staff

The Sofia Globe - the Sofia-based fully independent English-language news and features website, covering Bulgaria, the Balkans and the EU. Sign up to subscribe to sofiaglobe.com's daily bulletin through the form on our homepage. https://www.patreon.com/user?u=32709292