US troops accidentally raid Bulgarian sunflower oil factory – BBC News

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    CCTV has emerged showing US troops armed with assault rifles mistakenly storming a privately-owned sunflower oil factory in Bulgaria.

    They were taking part in a Nato military exercise, with the aim of clearing the airbase next door, but ended up at the wrong coordinates and encountered civilian workers.

    The incident happened on 11 May.

    No shots were fired and the US Embassy in Bulgaria says it is “fully investigating the cause of this mistake”.

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    Bulgaria, officially the Republic of Bulgaria, is a country in Southeast Europe. The capital and largest city is Sofia.

    In 1946 Bulgaria came under the Soviet-led Eastern Bloc and became a one-party socialist state. Bulgaria adopted a democratic constitution in 1991.

    Bulgaria is a member of the European Union, NATO, and the Council of Europe. Bulgaria is a developing country.

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