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Bulgarian prosecutors indict 2 men for 2012 bus bombing

Bulgarian prosecutors have filed an indictment charging two Lebanese nationals with terrorism for their alleged involvement in a 2012 bombing in a Black Sea resort that killed five Israeli tourists and a bus driver, and left 35 Israelis injured.

"The indictment has been filed with a specialized criminal court," Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov told reporters on Monday.

Meliad Farah, 35, a Lebanese national who holds an Australian passport, and Hassan El Hajj Hassan, 28, a Lebanese national who holds a Canadian passport, will face trial in absentia as their whereabouts are unknown.

Attempts by Bulgarian investigators to locate them using international legal...

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