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April 16, 1988 | WILLIAM D. MONTALBANO, Times Staff Writer
Italian police hunted a wanted Japanese terrorist Friday and warned that the bomb he is believed to have planted outside a USO club in Naples could signal a new round of attacks against American targets. "We must be alert," said Ansoino Andreassi, chief of Italy's anti-terrorist police. "This kind of attack comes in an international context. There have been anti-U.S. attacks in other countries. We can't say we have heard the last word." Four Italian passers-by and a U.S.
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April 17, 1988 | WILLIAM D. MONTALBANO, Times Staff Writer
Terrorists Saturday murdered an Italian senator who was a key political adviser and close friend of incoming Prime Minister Ciriaco De Mita in a resurgence of extremist violence aimed at "the heart of the state." The assassination of unprotected Sen. Roberto Ruffilli in the home of relatives in northern Italy caught Italian anti-terrorist police looking the other way.
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April 17, 1988 | WILLIAM D. MONTALBANO, Times Staff Writer
Terrorists Saturday murdered an Italian senator who was a key political adviser and close friend of incoming Prime Minister Ciriaco De Mita in a resurgence of extremist violence aimed at "the heart of the state." The assassination of unprotected Sen. Roberto Ruffilli in the home of relatives in northern Italy caught Italian anti-terrorist police looking the other way.
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April 17, 1988 | MICHAEL WINES and RONALD J. OSTROW, Times Staff Writers
Investigators expect to find links soon between the bombing of a USO club in Naples, Italy, apparently by Japanese terrorists, and Tuesday's arrest in New Jersey of a Japanese man carrying three powerful explosive devices, sources familiar with the cases said Saturday.
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April 17, 1988 | MICHAEL WINES and RONALD J. OSTROW, Times Staff Writers
Investigators expect to find links soon between the bombing of a USO club in Naples, Italy, apparently by Japanese terrorists, and Tuesday's arrest in New Jersey of a Japanese man carrying three powerful explosive devices, sources familiar with the cases said Saturday.
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December 4, 1987 | From Reuters
Warrants have been issued for the arrest of two suspected Japanese Red Army guerrillas in connection with bomb attacks on the British and U.S. embassies in Italy in June, police said Thursday. They said that Magistrate Franco Ionta issued arrest warrants for Junzo Okudaira, 38, and Tsutomo Shirosaki, 40, on charges of attempted massacre and involvement in the June 9 attacks on the Rome embassies, which occurred during the summit in Venice of leading industrialized nations.
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June 3, 1988 | DAVID B. OTTAWAY, The Washington Post
U.S. officials suspect that Libyan leader Moammar Kadafi, using the cover of Palestinian and Japanese terrorist groups, is a major instigator of a sudden resurgence in terrorist attacks on American and Western targets in the Middle East and elsewhere. "The general assessment here is that the Libyans are becoming more active," said L. Paul Bremer III, the State Department's chief anti-terrorist expert.
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April 10, 1993 | RONALD J. OSTROW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
An alleged member of a Japanese terrorist group was indicted by a federal grand jury Friday in connection with the 1988 bombing of a USO club in Naples, Italy, that killed a Navy woman and four Italian civilians and wounded 18 other people, including four Navy men. Junzo Okudaira had been a suspect in the bombing since its investigation began, officials said.
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February 4, 1989 | KAREN TUMULTY, Times Staff Writer
An accused Japanese terrorist, caught on the New Jersey Turnpike last year with three powerful home-made pipe bombs in his car, was planning "indiscriminate mass murder and mayhem" by blowing up a Navy recruiting office in Manhattan as part of a broader Libyan-engineered wave of violence, federal prosecutors alleged in a memorandum made public Friday. Yu Kikumura, 36, was arrested last April at a turnpike rest stop only two days before the second anniversary of a U.S.
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July 23, 1988 | KARL SCHOENBERGER, Times Staff Writer
After lying low for a decade, the Japanese Red Army shows signs of springing back to life, unnerving law enforcement officials who recall the organization's desperate acts of violence in the 1970s. Expatriate members of the group slaughtered 26 people with machine guns and grenades at Tel Aviv's Lod Airport 16 years ago and hijacked several airliners before leaving the international stage in 1977.
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April 16, 1988 | WILLIAM D. MONTALBANO, Times Staff Writer
Italian police hunted a wanted Japanese terrorist Friday and warned that the bomb he is believed to have planted outside a USO club in Naples could signal a new round of attacks against American targets. "We must be alert," said Ansoino Andreassi, chief of Italy's anti-terrorist police. "This kind of attack comes in an international context. There have been anti-U.S. attacks in other countries. We can't say we have heard the last word." Four Italian passers-by and a U.S.
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