Blast on bus carrying Israeli tourists

2012-07-18 17:43

Sofia - A blast occurred in a passenger bus at Bulgaria's Black Sea airport on Wednesday, the interior ministry said, while local media reported that the vehicle had Israeli tourists on board.

"I can only confirm that there was an explosion at Bourgas airport," interior ministry spokesperson Vanya Vulkova told AFP.

State BNR radio reported that the explosions rocked as many as three buses packed with Israeli tourists, causing casualties. The two other buses caught fire after the explosion.

Israeli media reports claim that 3 people were killed.