Posted: Jul 19, 2012 9:39 PM
WASHINGTON, DC - A U.S. official says the Iranian-backed militant group Hezbollah is believed to have been behind the suicide bombing that killed at least seven people on a bus full of Israeli tourists in Bulgaria.
The official spoke to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity to discuss sensitive intelligence. He did not elaborate.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said the bombing was carried out by Hezbollah, and Israel has vowed to strike back.
Iran has called the accusation "baseless."
Meanwhile, authorities continue to look for clues as to who the suspected bomber was, using his fingerprints, his DNA and his fake Michigan driver's license.
The lanky, long-haired man in a baseball cap with his hands in the pockets of his plaid Bermuda shorts and a bulky backpack hanging from his shoulders was caught on video by security cameras at the Burgas airport.
Check out the latest events FC Tucson has scheduled.
Click here to submit a news tip to us!
Become a Facebook Fan!
Sign up on KVOA.com for newsletters, exclusive deals, and more!
Win! Win! Win!
Get news, weather and more on your smartphone and tablet!
Get texts for news, traffic, deals and more!
Stories and videos with Kristi's Kids
What's happening on News 4 @ 4
Let us help grow your business
What's on KVOA and when!
Contact info for our department heads
FCC Public File of Records, Reports, and More
KVOA's on air personalities!
Work at News 4 Tucson
Complete feeds of all KVOA.com stories