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Death toll rises to 8 in Bulgaria bus attack

07-19-2012 15:30 BJT

Israel’s Foreign Ministry says the death toll in the bombing of a bus of Israeli tourists in Bulgaria has risen to eight, after a man died of his wounds. A ministry spokesman says six Israelis have been killed and 32 wounded.

The Israeli media says the other two dead are Bulgarians. The Israelis had just landed at the Black Sea resort of Burgas on Wednesday when the explosion ripped through their bus. Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak says that he thinks Lebanon’s Iranian-sponsored Hezbollah group carried out the assault.

Editor:Wang Xiaomei |Source: CNTV.CN

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