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Muslim bus driver killed in Burgas bombing laid to rest (TIMES OF ISRAEL) By ILAN BEN ZION 07/21/12)Source: http://www.timesofisrael.com/muslim-bus-driver-killed-in-burgas-bombing-laid-to-rest/ TIMES OF ISRAEL TIMES OF ISRAEL Articles-Index-TopPublishers-Index-Top
No Bulgarian officials present to pay respects at Mustafa Kyosev’s funeral

Mustafa Kyosev, the Muslim Bulgarian bus driver killed in the Burgas airport bombing on Wednesday, was laid to rest Friday in his hometown of Yurukovo, Bulgarian media reported on Saturday.

Unlike the Israeli victims of the bombing, whose coffins were brought home by Israeli air force planes and deplaned at a ceremony attended by Israeli government officials, no Bulgarian officials attended Kyosev’s funeral.

Kyosev, 36, belonged to Bulgaria’s ethnically Turkish, Muslim minority, which comprises 8% of the country’s 7 million people.

He was survived by his wife Emine and 10-year-old daughter. (© 2012 THE TIMES OF ISRAEL 07/21/12)


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