Nigerian citizen shot in Ruse sustains superficial injuries
A Nigerian citizen was shot in the center of Ruse on Saturday night. The shot was fired using a gas gun, and the victim was treated at home for a superficial wound.
The 36-year-old Nigerian, who lives in Bulgaria permanently, was accosted at the entrance to his block in the city center by four attackers, all of whom were known to him. Pre-trial proceedings have been initiated in the case.
Congestion fees to be levied in Sofia city center
Low-emission zones for cars belonging to the first eco-category will be introduced from December 1 until the end of February 2024 in a move thought to affect about 120,000 vehicles entering the center of Sofia.
The Metropolitan Municipality is also mulling introducing a congestion charge. The measure is intended to decrease traffic by charging cars for entering certain city zones.
Dronamics attracts 2.5 million euros from the European Commission
Bulgarian cargo drone airline Dronamics has received 2.5 million euro in grant funding from the European Commission as part of the European Innovation Council (EIC) acceleration program. EIC will also participate in Dronamix's upcoming Series A investment round, which is scheduled to close in 2023.
The funds will go into the development of the company and its operations in Europe, including the construction and development of its network of drone ports.