Israel names victims of Bulgaria bus attack
Israel on Thursday night named the five Israelis who were killed in a suicide attack on a tourist bus in Bulgaria, and a military aircraft bearing the bodies was en route to the Jewish state.
The five were Itzik Colangi, 28, Amir Menashe, 28, Elior Price, 26, Maor Harosh, 25, and Kochava Shriki, 44. The first of the funerals was to take place Friday, dpa reported.
Earlier Thursday, 36 Israelis wounded in the attack landed at Ben Gurion Airport, near Tel Aviv, on two separate flights.
An aircraft bearing 33 of the Israeli tourists who were lightly wounded in the attack landed in the early afternoon, and the injured were taken to hospitals throughout the country for further treatment. An Israel Air Force plane, carrying three people whose injuries were described as serious to life-threatening, landed in the evening.