Bulgaria-Black Sea: Four tourists in one month fall from hotel balconies while intoxicated

Posted on June 30, 2012 • Filed under: Europe, Tourist Killed, Tourist Warning

In less than a month, four drunken foreign tourists have fallen from their hotel rooms in Bulgaria’s Black Sea resort of Sunny Beach – one to his death. Police say that such falls from balconies are hardly unique to this summer of 2012. But what is alarming is that the number of cases are on the rise, local law enforcement authorities say. In one incident, reports said, a British tourist fell from the balcony of his third-floor hotel room in the popular seaside resort, having consumed alcohol at lunch and apparently driven to drink – for the occasion – by the performance of the football team of which he is a fan. In a coma after the fall, the man’s injuries meant severe emotional trauma for the two children who were accompanying him, according to a report by local television station bTV. Read Article

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