On this day: the St Nedelya Church assault in 1925

On the 16th of April, 1925, members of the Communist Party bombed the St Nedelya Church in Sofia, the capital city of Bulgaria during a funeral service. 150 people were killed, most of them Bulgaria’s political and military heavyweights, and 500 others were injured.

Involvement from Moscow was suspected in the attack.

The church with the roof blown off.

The St Nedelya Church assault was a terrorist attack on St. Nedelya Church in Bulgaria. It was carried out on 16 April 1925.


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