Madrid Bombing: Bishop Urges Lucidity (Terrorism: Essential Primary Sources)
"Bishop Urges Lucidity as Basques Pay Homage to Madrid Bomb Victims"
By: Gillian Handyside
Date: March 13, 2004
Source: "Bishop Urges Lucidity as Basques Pay Homage to Madrid Bomb Victims", Reuters news report.
About the Author: Gillian Handyside is a journalist for Reuters, a world-wide news agency based in London.
On March 11th, 2004, in the run up to the Spanish general election, 191 people were killed and more than 1,800 injured when bombs exploded on four morning rush-hour trains in Madrid.
Responsibility for the bombings was initially attributed by the Spanish Government to the Basque national liberation movement (ETA), a separatist group that has a long history of terrorist activities in Spain.
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