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In pictures: Aftermath of a bus bombing in Bulgaria

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A body lies on the ground after the explosion, which killed six people and injured 32.


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The main terminal and control tower are seen at Bulgaria's Burgas airport. Bulgaria, a country of 7.3 million bordering Greece and Turkey, is a popular tourist destination for Israelis.


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An unidentified injured Israeli tourist is carried in front of Borgas hospital after the explosion.

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Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesman Jonathan Rosenzweig said a flight from Tel Aviv had landed at 4:45 p.m. at the airport and that the blast took place about 40 minutes later. The tourists were apparently boarding the buses to go to their hotels.

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It was not yet certain what caused the blast in the eastern European nation – whether it was the result of a suicide bomber or a device remotely detonated – and no group immediately claimed responsibility.

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