Live: Protest against BFS blocks Sofia. Fans throw bombs, police respond with water cannons


Chaos and closed streets in Sofia because of the protest against the management of the Bulgarian Football Union. After 6:15 p.m., the fans started throwing bombs and smoke bombs at the police. Law enforcement responded with water cannons that dispersed some of the supporters in Borisov Garden, Mediapool saw.

bTV reported that there were two injured.

The fans have bombs, knives and face masks

The situation is developing before the start of the “Bulgaria-Hungary” European football qualification, which will be played without an audience at the “Vasil Levski” stadium.

Video: Radoslav Alexandrov, Mediapool

According to bTV, during the searches of the fans, the police found knives, bombs and face masks.

Photo: Radoslav Alexandrov, Mediapool

Traffic is temporarily closed on “Tsar Osvoboditel” Blvd. from “Evlogi and Hristo Georgievi” Blvd. to “Vasil Levski” Blvd. and on “Evlogi and Hristo Georgievi” Blvd. from Orlov Most to Graf Ignatiev St.” in connection with the event at a football meeting and protest in front of the Vasil Levski National Stadium.

Photo: Radoslav Alexandrov, Mediapool

Public transport vehicles have been diverted along detour routes. Buses coming from “Mladost” and “Druzhba” are diverted through the roundabout of the TV tower along “Aleya Yavorov” Blvd., “Dragan Tsankov” Blvd. and “Tsarigradsko Shose” Blvd.

Trolleybuses coming from “Mladost” and “Druzhba” turn at the intersection at the 4th kilometer, and those from the “H. Dimitar” district turn at the roundabout at the Vasil Levski monument and back along their route.

In front of the “Vasil Levski” stadium, the police presence has been increased.

“Black Sea” campaigner blocks the “Hemus” highway

After an hour and a half of checks by the police on the “Hemus” highway, the agitator of the “Black Sea” football team decided to block the highway at the entrance to Sofia.

Minutes later, the police were forced to let the supporters of the Varna team go to the stadium.

The article is in bulgaria

Tags: Live Protest BFS blocks Sofia Fans throw bombs police respond water cannons


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