SOFIA, Bulgaria, Dec. 29 (UPI) --
A suspicious package left near the U.S. Embassy in Sofia, Bulgaria, turned out to be filled with garbage, officials said.
The package was reported to Bulgarian police Friday by Embassy security guards, RIA Novosti reported.
When police arrived on the scene they found the package wrapped in adhesive tape, on the ground near a dumpster.
The package turned out to be garbage, the Sofia News Agency said Saturday.
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