A weapons factory warehouse in the Bulgarian town of Lyaskovets caught fire, the Bulgarian National Radio reported on April 28.
According to the director of the plant, Banko Bankov, the staff has been evacuated and there were no casualties. The town of Lyaskovets and its surroundings are not threatened. There is also no threat of damage to the environment. The fire happened away from the warehouse, where weapons and ammunition are stored. The fire is currently contained.
Earlier, on April 28th, the Bulgarian Prosecutor’s Office announced that six Russian citizens were suspected of involvement in explosions at armament factories and depots in 2011, 2015, and 2020. In response, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that “if this continues, Russia will soon be accused of the murder of Archduke Ferdinand in Sarajevo in 1914.