Netanyahu Blames Iran For Deadly Bus Blast In Bulgaria, Which Killed Israeli Tourists [View all]
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blamed Iran today after a bus carrying at least 40 Israeli tourists exploded at a Bulgarian resort, killing a number of people.
Bulgarian television has said the death toll stands at seven, with more than 20 injured. Other news agencies have put the death toll at three or four.
The explosion took place in the Black Sea city of Burgas, some 400 kilometres east of the capital, Sofia.
There are conflicting reports about the cause of the blast, although officials have confirmed it was a bomb. Some witnesses said they saw a suicide bomber step on to a bus, while others said they saw someone put a bomb in the busís storage area.