Four treasure hunters arrested in Bulgaria

Published on December 23rd, 2011 | by Sevaan Franks

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Four looters have been arrested in southeastern Bulgaria after being caught digging illegally at an ancient Thracian burial mound.

he four men were busted while excavating illegally at the mound, which does not lie far from the Bulgarian crossing on the Turkish border of Lesovo.

The four treasure hunters are aged between 37 and 73 and had gone as deep as 11 meters underground, using shovels, pickaxes, buckets, pulleys, a rope ladder, and two metal detectors, the police said, cited by BNR.

[tweetmeme][Full story] Story: Stella Tsolakidou, Greek Reporter | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

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