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Anti-fuel protesters blocked roads across the country (OBZOR)

November 11, 2018 | 22:00 | FOCUS news agency

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Anti-fuel protesters blocked roads across the country (OBZOR)Photo: Radio Focus

Sofia. Thousands of people across the country have been protesting against expensive fuels, increasing the cost of civil liability, increasing tax on old cars, and demanding government resignation. but it is heard for hours by blocking the highways, highways, key boulevards and streets in several major cities. Traffic on the Trakia and Hemus highways was halted several times during the day, and traffic to Varna-Sofia in the Veliko Tarnovo area was blocked for the evening. The Sofia-Kulata road near Blagoevgrad was closed for more than 7 hours. The sub-Balkan road, the E-79 road in the Vratsa and Dupnitsa region and the other roads in the country were blocked. Because of the protest, they have created milestones. There were two minor incidents. One girl in Blagoevgrad suffered as a driver of a car carrying a sick woman trying to cross the E-79 and, in the maneuver, she fluttered with a side mirror girl. The second incident occurred at the blockade of Orlov Bridge in the capital city – between protesters and passing cars. Road accident is mild and the injured person does not have serious injuries.
in Sofia a mass protest began in front of the Council of Ministers' building, and then continued at Knyaz Al. Dondukov "and" Vasil Levski "Blvd. in the direction of" Sv. Kliment Ohridski "and then reached the" Orlov Bridge "square. The protesters several times crossed this route, blocking the traffic in the center of the capital for hours, on the first round kneeling in front of the monument of Vasil Levski and with a minute of silence In the night, the protest against fuel price was linked to mothers of children with developing disabilities around 20.00 hours in the center of Sofia there was no place where traffic was closed.
in Blagoevgrad protesters against high fuel prices have declared civil disobedience. They blocked Greece for more than seven hours. More than 500 vehicles are involved in the process, some of them blocking the road and crossing the Kulata-Promahon border crossing. Train traffic on Petrić railway line has also been briefly stopped. Law enforcement agencies carried out public order operations. At about 18.00 hours, traffic on main road E-79 was restored and around 21.00 hours crossing the border crossing.
Protesters from Pernik blocked the traffic on the Lyulin motorway and along the Strum highway, closing the circle at the Dragčevo hub and halting the traffic between Sofia and Pernik over the Vlada.
The Trakia motorway was blocked in several places.
Almost 400 vehicles participated in a protest against high fuel prices in the United States Kyustendil, Hundreds of light cars gathered in Yabulkovo village, on Kyustendil – Sofia road. Local road lanes failed to gather protesters who forced cars to park in the inner streets of the resort.
The first movement was stopped in the area Burgas, where the lock at the entrance and exit of the city lasted four hours.
People from Stara Zagora she went on to the Trakia highway in the act of civil disobedience and stopped the movement in both directions, danced the people and waved the national flag.
Hundreds of citizens have been protesting high fuel prices in the United States Flown togetherFor more than an hour, hundreds of protesters with their cars used to drive the main city streets with horns pressed as a sign of dissatisfaction due to increased third-party liability and vehicle tax liability. The protesters then blocked the Trakia highway in the Slivena area. For more than two hours two motorways were closed by two protesters – one from Slivena and the other from Slivena Yambol, More than 1000 people from Haskovo demanded the resignation of the government and blocked the main roads. Protesters closed traffic on the Haskovo – Kardzhali and Haskovo – Dimitrovgrad roads in two and a half hours. The process went smoothly, and the police officers who kept it did not intervene.
Hundreds of inhabitants Plovdiv, Karlovo and Sopot blocked key roads as a protest against high fuel prices. More than 1000 vehicles participated in the protest procession in Plovdiv. They accidentally closed the Podbalkan road between Burgas and Sophia in the Karlovo and Sopot region. Protest Plovdiv joined the inhabitants of Pazardj. After the procession was over, a large number of protesters acted spontaneously, as some of the cars headed for Sofia to join the protest, while the others blocked the Trakia motorway near Plovdiv for a short while.
The protest was about 300 people Pazardzhik against high fuel prices. Citizens have called for mass protests to have a real impact on fuel prices. Protesters expressed dissatisfaction with the anticipated increase in minimum wages, pensions, salaries of medical workers and workers of metallurgy, mechanical engineering, mining and energy.
By the Hemus motorway and the blockade of the Hemus highway, hundreds of inhabitants of the City of Hemus bodily punishment of children protesting against high fuel prices. in Veliko Tarnovo over 400 people closed the main road of Sofia – Varna, at the entrance to the city.
Protesting from Gabrovo they closed traffic through Shipka for two hours. The cars had more than two hundred, and people were almost five hundred. In Varna the procession stopped the movement on Asparuhov Bridge. There the protest was a pedestrian.
residents botevgrad they closed the roads to Vitinya and Vrachesh. Protests also took place in numerous other cities in the country.
Protests that have been preached in many cities in the country have been in good public order and without any violations, said General Director General of Police Administration Hristo Terziiski. He said that physical force and police equipment were not used anywhere in the country, despite some provocations created by tensions between drivers. In his words, all removal of the blockage is the result of conversations and persuasions of protesters that interfere with others. "In such cases, colleagues work very carefully, but some protesters follow police instructions. There is no protest to block the blockade of major roads, laws must be applied to all," GADN's director recalled. He called on protesters not to challenge the police who did their job.
Protests in the country were supported by the BSP. "Protesters' demands are absolutely fair and accurate, dictated by the unjust and wrong decisions of the government of Boyko Borissov and of most GERBs and the United Patriots," said Socialist leader Cornelia Ninova.

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