Subdivisions of Bulgaria

Bulgaria: Charges Brought Against 'Vera Su' Ship Captain and his Assistant

Charges will be brought against the captain and assistant captain of the wrecked ship 'Vera Su', the Dobrich District Prosecutor's Office announced after the interrogations of the evacuated sailors held today.

The two will be detained for 72 hours after their interrogations are over. After that, their permanent detention will be requested.

Bulgaria: 2.5 Million People Registered in Online Census

Only a third of Bulgarians have joined the census online. This option ended yesterday, with 2,403,458 people taking part, the chairman of the National Statistical Institute (NSI) Sergei Tsvetarski told BNT.   According to him, the number of those counted online is far below expectations.   Currently, another 2 million people are counted as interviewers.

COVID-19 Last 24 Hours: 384 People Infected and 8 Passed Away in Bulgaria

Three hundred and eighty-four new coronavirus-infected people were registered in the last 24 hours in Bulgaria with 6,502 tests (nearly 7 percent positive). Eight people have died, according to data from the Unified Information Portal.

The total number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in Bulgaria reached 441,295. They were identified by 4,014,833 tests.

Tragedy: Two Children Drawn in Dam in Burgas

Two children drowned in the waters of  Mandra Dam in Burgas.  The boys, aged 11 and 13, entered the dam near Meden Rudnik complex on Saturday evening to swim.

Their parents reported to the police that they had not returned and the police began searching. What happened and how dangerous can swimming be there answered one of the officers involved in the operation.

Bulgaria: Bad Road Accident, 3 Dead

A total of three victims died after the accident on the highway "Trakia" at 356 km in the direction of Sofia-Burgas, said the press center of the Regional Directorate of the Ministry of Interior in the seaside town.

The incident happened around 20.30 this evening after the highway exit Balgarovo.

Bulgaria: Economist Vladimir Karolev Found in Pirin Mountain in Grave Condition

Prominent Bulgarian economist Vladimir Karolev, who disappeared on May 9 under the Todorka peak in Pirin Mountain, was found on May 10 a little after midnight, the Mountain Rescue Service in Bansko told BNR-Radio Blagoevgrad. Karolev was found in a critical condition near Zhabeshko Lake. He was unconscious and carried down the mountain by the mountain rescuers.