UN chief condemns deadly bomb attack on Israeli tourist bus in Bulgaria

18 July 2012

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemns in “the strongest possible terms” today's deadly bombing attack on a bus carrying Israeli tourists in Bulgaria, according to Mr. Ban’s spokesperson.

“The Secretary-General expresses his condolences to the victims and their families, to the Governments and people of Bulgaria and Israel,” the spokesperson added in a statement.

According to media reports, the bus was outside of the airport of the city of Burgas when it exploded, killing at least seven and injuring more than 30 people, some critically.


♦ Receive daily updates directly in your inbox - Subscribe here to a topic.
♦ Download the UN News app for your iOS or Android devices.

News Tracker: Past Stories on This Issue

At seminar, UN top officials call for new approaches on countering appeal of terrorism

United Nations top officials today called for new approaches to address global terrorism and foster dialogue among nations.