February 26, 1987 |
A bomb exploded in an insurance company's offices in this northern port city Wednesday, causing damage to windows and parked cars but no injuries, police said. A caller to Catalan radio said that the bomb had been placed by the Catalan separatist group Free Land.
September 1, 1990 |
A bomb sank a Spanish naval patrol boat anchored in San Sebastian harbor Friday in the second bombing incident in the city in less than 24 hours. Police said no one was injured in the blast on the 30-foot boat, which had been evacuated after Red Cross officials received an anonymous early morning warning by telephone. Explosives experts rushed to the scene, but the bomb went off before they arrived. Police did not know the size of the bomb.
August 5, 2002 |
Two people, including a 6-year-old girl, were killed and several others were injured Sunday when a car bomb exploded in front of a military police barracks in southeastern Spain, police and a government official said. At least 25 people were injured. A 50-year-old man, identified as Cecilio Gallego, who was waiting at a bus stop next to the barracks, died in the blast, Interior Ministry official Francisco Camps said. Police said the car bomb exploded shortly after 8:30 p.m.
May 9, 1990 |
Two bombs believed set by Basque extremists exploded today on the road taken by dozens of cyclists on the 16th leg of the Tour of Spain, but there were no injuries. Spanish National Radio (RNE) reported the first explosion ripped a hole in the asphalt of a national highway between Logrono to Pamplona about six miles out, delaying the start of the race. The second bomb went off two hours later, at the 48-mile point on the route, ahead of the riders.
July 15, 1986 |
A van rigged as a shrapnel bomb was detonated by remote control Monday as a busload of civil guard cadets was driving through a fashionable residential district here, killing nine cadets and wounding at least 60 other people, officials reported. No group claimed responsibility, but the governing Socialist Party blamed the explosion on "ETA assassins."
May 16, 2001 |
A letter bomb exploded Tuesday in the face of a journalist who has denounced separatist bloodshed, the first outburst of violence since regional elections two days earlier produced a victory for a moderate Basque nationalist party. Gorka Landaburu, a reporter for the Spanish magazine Cambio 16 and several national TV stations, sustained serious injuries to his face, hand and abdomen, but his life was not in danger, hospital officials said.