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  Shvat 27, 5773 , 07/02/13

Bulgaria: Burgas Bomber Did Not Intend Suicide

The bomber who killed five Israelis and a Bulgarian bus driver, last July in the Black Sea resort of Burgas, did not intend to die in the attack, but wanted to return to Lebanon with his two Hizbullah-linked accomplices, the Bulgarian government said Thursday, according to Agence France PresseThe man "was not a kamikaze but only meant to put the ... explosive device in the baggage compartment of the bus and detonate it later from afar," Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov told reporters.

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