2008 Getxo Bombing

2008 Getxo Bombing

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The 2008 Getxo bombing occurred on May 19, 2008, when a van bomb went off outside a boat club in the town of Getxo, Biscay in the Basque Country, Spain. The attack caused serious damage to the club, as well as nearby buildings and structures. No one was killed or injured after a warning call from the Basque separatist organisation ETA. On May 31, the organisation claimed responsibility for the bombing.Five days before the attack, another ETA car bomb in a Civil Guard barracks in Legutiano, lava killed a Civil Guard member and injured four. Both attacks were blamed on the Biscay cell of ETA led by Arkaitz Goikoetxea Basabe, which was most active after the end of the 2006 ceasefire, and was responsible for several attacks in the region during 2007 and 2008. Most of the cell members, as well as the participants in the attack, were arrested in July 2008.show more

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  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 200g
  • Commun
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135796070
  • 9786135796070