Bulgaria bomb blast kills Israeli tourists (PHOTOS)

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The sisters of a woman who was killed during an attack in Bulgaria mourn as they wait for their wounded relatives at the Ben Gurion International Airport on July 19, 2012 near Tel Aviv, Israel.

Credit:

Uriel Sinai

A bomb blast hit Bulgaria's Burgas airport on July 18, 2012, leaving as many as seven Israeli tourists dead and at least 20 injured. The blast went off when a suicide bomber boarded one of three tourist buses and detonated an explosives-rigged vest. 

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    A picture shows smoke rising over Bourgas airport on July 18, 2012. Three people were killed and more than 20 wounded in an apparent bomb attack on a bus packed with Israeli passengers at the Bulgarian airport, officials said, with media saying the toll would rise.

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    STR

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    The sisters of a woman who was killed during an attack in Bulgaria mourn as they wait for their wounded relatives at the Ben Gurion International Airport on July 19, 2012 near Tel Aviv, Israel.

    Credit:

    Uriel Sinai

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    The sisters of a woman who was killed during an attack in Bulgaria mourn as they wait for their wounded relatives at the Ben Gurion International Airport on July 19, 2012 near Tel Aviv, Israel.

    Credit:

    Uriel Sinai

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    The sisters of a woman who was killed during an attack in Bulgaria mourn as they wait for their wounded relatives at the Ben Gurion International Airport on July 19, 2012 near Tel Aviv, Israel.

    Credit:

    Uriel Sinai

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    The sisters of a woman who was killed during an attack in Bulgaria mourn as they wait for their wounded relatives at the Ben Gurion International Airport on July 19, 2012 near Tel Aviv, Israel.

    Credit:

    Uriel Sinai

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    A picture shows destroyed buses after a bomb explosion at Bourgas airport on July 18, 2012. Three people were killed and more than 20 wounded on Wednesday in an apparent bomb attack on a bus packed with Israeli passengers at a Bulgarian airport, officials said, with media saying the toll would rise.

    Credit:

    STR

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    A policemen looks on next to destroyed buses after a bomb explosion at Bourgas airport on July 18, 2012.

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    STR

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    An Israeli medic helps a survivor of the Bulgaria bus bomb attack as he prepares to go to the airport for a flight back to Israel, in Bourgas, on July 19, 2012.

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    NIKOLAY DOYCHINOV

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    An Israeli medic helps the survivor of a bomb attack to board on an ambulance and to prepare to go to the airport for a flight back to Israel, in Bourgas, on July 19, 2012.

    Credit:

    NIKOLAY DOYCHINOV

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    An Israeli medic helps the survivor of a bomb attack to board an ambulance and prepare to go to the airport for a flight back to Israel, in Bourgas, on July 19, 2012.

    Credit:

    NIKOLAY DOYCHINOV

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    An Israeli medic helps the survivor of a bomb attack to board an ambulance and prepare to go to the airport for a flight back to Israel, in Bourgas, on July 19, 2012.

    Credit:

    NIKOLAY DOYCHINOV

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    An Israeli medic helps the survivor of a bomb attack to board an ambulance and prepare to go to the airport for a flight back to Israel, in Bourgas, on July 19, 2012.

    Credit:

    NIKOLAY DOYCHINOV

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    An Israeli medic helps the survivor of a bomb attack to board an ambulance and prepare to go to the airport for a flight back to Israel, in Bourgas, on July 19, 2012.

    Credit:

    NIKOLAY DOYCHINOV