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Iran denies involvement in Bulgaria bus bombing (+video)

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(Read caption) CBS correspondent John Miller looks into the reported Iran connection to the deadly Bulgarian bus bombing.
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A suicide bomber with fake US identification carried out the attack on a bus carrying Israeli tourists in Bulgaria yesterday, according to Bulgarian Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov.

No one immediately claimed responsibility for the bombing, but Israel accused Iran and its Lebanese proxy, Hezbollah, for the attack, which killed seven people and injured dozens. The airport bombing was the deadliest attack on Israelis abroad since 2004, reports Bulgarian news source Novinite.

Israel and Bulgaria are currently working with other countries, including the United States, to draft a condemnation of the attacks for the UN Security Council, according to the Israeli newspaper Haaretz.


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