An Israel Police forensics team has begun the task of identifying the casualties from Wednesday's bus bomb attack in Bulgaria.

The team, made up of eight members, including field forensic officers and a dentist, are at the scene of the explosion to identify the remains of the victims.

"We're carrying half a ton of equipment," Ch.-Supt. Uri Argerman, head of the national forensics branch of the Israel Police said.

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