July 18

The Burgas Bus Bombing

The Burgas Bus Bombing

July 18

The Burgas Bus Bombing was a devastating terrorist attack on Israeli tourists in Bulgaria on July 18, 2012. It resulted in the deaths of seven individuals, including five Israeli tourists, the Bulgarian bus driver, and the bomber. The attack, attributed to Hezbollah operatives, led to significant changes in international security measures.

Kyoto Animation Arson Attack

Kyoto Animation Arson Attack

July 18

On July 18, 2019, Kyoto Animation Studio in Fushimi-ku, Kyoto, Japan, was the scene of a devastating arson attack that claimed 36 lives. The attack, perpetrated by Shinji Aoba, left the anime community in mourning and raised important questions about mental health and building safety.