Bulgarian Ammunition Depot Blasts Injure 7, 2 Critical

Environment | June 5, 2012, Tuesday // 17:33|  views

A photo by BNR shows the explosion at a privately-owned ammunition depot near the Petolachkata road junction close to Sliven in Southeastern Bulgaria that occurred Tuesday afternoon.

A total of seven workers have been injured as blasts took place in a private Bulgarian ammunition depot on Tuesday.

The ammunition depot is located near the Southeastern Bulgarian village of Lozenets and the town of Straldzha.

Local authorities have temporary closed the the major Bulgarian road junction known as "Petolachkata".

Police vehicles, ambulances and fire trucks have already arrived at the place.

Back in July 2008, a military storage facility at Chelopechene near Sofia exploded, shocking the Bulgarian capital but luckily claiming no lives.

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Tags: injured, road junction, blasts, ammunition depot, Sliven, Yambol, Petolachkata, Lozenets village, straldzha, explosion, explosions, Chelopechene, Defense Ministry


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