UN, EU, US and Israel condemn bomb attack in Bulgaria

The UN, EU, US, Israel and other countries have condemned the suicide bombing in Burgas, Bulgaria, that killed six Israelis and a local driver as well as the bomber whose nationality has yet to be disclosed.

The UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, has condemned the bus bomb attack in Burgas that killed seven “in the strongest possible terms,” while EU Foreign Policy Chief Catherine Ashton said she was “shocked” and “appalled”.

“The terrorists who planned and carried out this attack must be brought to justice,” Ashton added.

In Washington, President Barack Obama said in a statement that he strongly condemned the “barbaric terrorist attack on Israelis in Bulgaria”.

Six of the seven victims were Israeli holidaymakers. The other two were the Bulgarian bus driver and the suicide bomber.

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