Five killed in Bulgarian gas train blast


At least five people were killed yesterday and 27 injured when a train carrying 20 tankers of highly flammable propylene gas as well as four containing liquefied petroleum gas derailed and exploded in the north-eastern Bulgarian village of Hitrino.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on December 11, 2016, with the headline 'Five killed in Bulgarian gas train blast'. Print Edition | Subscribe