Abandoned Luggage Triggers Bomb Scare in Central SofiaIncidents | March 28, 2016, Monday // 22:52| views
File photo, BGNES
An alert sent to the emergency hotline 112 left a key junction in the center of Bulgaria's capital Sofia sealed off for nearly an hour on Monday evening.
A controlled detonation was carried out after police cordoned off the junction of Vitosha and General Skobelev Blvds, meters from the National Palace of Culture.
A team of the specalized anti-terror squad was also deployed.
Abandoned luggage alerts have been frequent since the attacks in Brussels last Tuesday.
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