site.btaUPDATED Interior Minister Says No Bomb Threats Reported in Past 24 Hrs
No bomb threats have been reported in the last 24 hours, caretaker Interior Minister Ivan Demerdzhiev said in Plovdiv, where he voted in the parliamentary elections.
The minister said that 133 pre-trial proceedings have been initiated so far for violation of citizens' election rights. 114 people have been arrested as of Saturday.
There are more attempts to manipulate the vote, Demerdzhiev said. In his words, in terms of pre-trial proceedings the number increased by 100% and in terms of detainees - by 50%.
There were no accidents with any polling stations overnight and all opened ordinarily Sunday morning. Demerdzhiev said that the situation is calm and he appealed to the citizens to exercise their right to vote.