Dry grass is burning near the village of Yoakim Gruevo, Chief Inspector Peter Toskov, Deputy Director of the Fire Department, told Focus Radio - Plovdiv. The fire was reported at noon. Six fire engines are now onsite. An area of about 50 decares was covered by the fire. The fire has been localized and contained, so far there is no danger of it affecting nearby buildings.
A passenger train hit a truck stuck on rails in northern Germany, injuring eight people, two of them seriously, police said, reported NOVA TV.
The crash occurred at about 4.30 am local time at a rail crossing at Alt Düvenstedt near Flensburg. As a result, the regional train carrying 22 passengers was derailed.
Approximately 700 snow removal vehicles were out clearing the roads last night. All national roads are passable in winter conditions. Around 8:30 am, restrictions on the movement of heavy goods vehicles over 12 tonnes with trailers and semi-trailers across the Preval pass were lifted, said the press office of the Road Infrastructure Agency, reports Focus News Agency.
Two men armed with guns threatened the guards and driver of an armored truck making a cash delivery at a mall in northern Athens on Friday.
The incident occurred shortly before 1 p.m. at the Avenue shopping center in the suburb of Maroussi as a cash delivery was taking place for restocking an ATM on the premises.
A bus carrying 48 Serbian tourists was involved in a collision with a small truck early on Monday outside Thessaloniki but firefighters said none of the passengers were injured.
One of the drivers, however, was taken to hospital with light injuries.
The crash occurred at 1.50 a.m. after midnight near Halastra, on the southern-bound side of the Thessaloniki-Athens highway.
This week, Volvo is adding itself to the list of many truck manufacturers working on electric trucks.
The Swedish group says that it will bring the electric trucks to the road as soon as this year and start selling them next year.
Claes Nilsson, President Volvo Trucks, commented on the announcement: