Homemade Bomb Found on Bulgarian MP Hopeful Car

Crime | May 11, 2013, Saturday // 13:46|  views

Bulgarian police are investigating an incident where homemade explosives have been placed in the hood a car owned by a man who is running in the upcoming general elections. File photo

A homemade bomb has been found on an automobile in the village of Kolarovo in southwestern Bulgaria.

The information was reported by the Regional Police Directorate in the southwestern city of Blagoevgrad.

According to the Bulgarian 24 Chassa (24 Hours) daily, the car belongs to a 56-year-old man, who is running in the May 12 early general elections on the ticket of the left-wing Bulgarian Socialist Party, BSP.

An anonymous call has been placed around 4 am Saturday morning on the emergency 112 hotline, alerting of a theft in Kolarovo.

When the police arrived, they discovered at the location designated by the caller homemade explosives on the hood of a car parked in front of the owner's house.

The area has been sealed. The investigation is ongoing.

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Tags: police, Blagoevgrad, early general elections, homemade, bomb, explosives, BSP


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