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An explosion in a Bulgarian factory. 15 dead

(BRUXELLES2) 15 people died in the explosion that occurred on Wednesday 1er October, in an ammunition factory in the village of Gorni Lom, in northwestern Bulgaria, during an operation to defuse Greek antipersonnel mines. Instead of the two buildings, four craters. According to investigators, the heat from the explosion has been so intense which le metal, Concrete et la Pierre have all been reduced to ashes. The Gorni Lom factory had been the subject of several fines for non-compliance with labor or safety regulations, Bulgarian media reveal. NB: explosions in factories had already taken place in Albania, in March 2008 in Vora, near Pristina causing 26 deaths and 300 injuries, and destroying several hundred buildings around, as well as in Cyprus, in 2011. Read: 12 deaths and two resignations. Cyprus Navy beheaded

Nicolas Gros Verheyde

Chief editor of the B2 site. Graduated in European law from the University of Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne and listener to the 65th session of the IHEDN (Institut des Hautes Etudes de la Défense Nationale. Journalist since 1989, founded B2 - Bruxelles2 in 2008. EU/NATO correspondent in Brussels for Sud-Ouest (previously West-France and France-Soir).