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Brutal terrorist attack against Israeli tourists in Bulgaria, 6 dead and many wounded.

Bulgaria terror attack against Israeli tourists.

The Bulgarian interior ministry said that at least six people were killed and about 30 injured in a bus explosion in a parking lot outside Burgas Airport, on the Black Sea coast.  The bus was carrying Israeli tourists.

The Interior ministry is considering all scenarios, including that of a terrorist attack.

One possibility is that an explosive device could have been on the bus, but bulgarian authorities cannot be sure of it.  The bus was on fire after the blast.

A forensic team has begun an investigation at the scene of the crime.

Four people died at the scene and one in the hospital. It was not clear what happened to the sixth victim.

Immediately they were reactions in Israel. On Wednesday the Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak said the explosion  is “clearly a terrorist attack” . “We have several people killed and dozens of wounded people,” Barak said.

He said the attack was probably initiated by a group under the auspices of “either Iran or other radical Muslim groups” and named Hezbollah and Hamas as likely suspects.

“We are in a continued fight against them. We are determined to identify who sent them, who executed and to settle the account,” Barak said.

Also,  the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused Iran, saying  Iran has been behind a string of recent attempted attacks on Israelis in Thailand, India and Georgia, among others.

“All the signs (are) leading to Iran,” Nertanyahu said, according to a statement from the Prime Minister´s office.

Netanyahu said his country “would respond with force to Iranian terror.”

The Israelis had just arrived from Tel Aviv and were supposed to go to a beach resort about 50 kilometers (31 miles) away.

The explosion comes on the 18th anniversary of the attack on a Jewish community center in the Argentine capital, Buenos Aires, in which 85 people were killed. After several investigations, Iran is also accused by Argentina of  organizing the attack in Buenos Aires.

Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon told Israel Radio, “We cannot confirm yet that this is a terrorist incident, but Iran and Hezbollah have been responsible for incidents like this in the past.”

The tourists’ plane landed in Bulgaria at 5 p.m., the Israeli Foreign Ministry said.

The travelers were on seven buses outside the terminal; they had arrived on the same flight from Israel.