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  8/27/2012, Elul 9, 5772

Relatives of Burgas Victims Return to Bulgaria

Relatives of the five Israelis killed in a suicide bombing in Burgas have left Israel for a visit to Bulgaria to take part in events in memory of their loved ones. One observance will take place in the Great Synagogue of Sofia; the other, on Wednesday, will take place in Burgas.

The three-day visit will include a visit with Bulgaria's president, prime minister and tourism minister. The visitors will stay at the home of Israeli ambassador Shaul Kamisa-Raz and visit the local Chabad House.