February 6, 1991 |
The FBI said there is no indication terrorists planted six pipe bombs that were safely removed from two chemical tanks not far from the world's largest naval base. "What we know now does not indicate . . . a terrorist attack," said FBI Special Agent Jim Watters. Meanwhile, a bomb threat Tuesday forced the temporary closing of the tunnel linking Norfolk and Portsmouth.
February 5, 1991 |
Police safely disarmed or detonated two pipe bomb clusters found Monday attached to two huge chemical tanks five miles from the U.S. Navy base at Norfolk, Va., law enforcement officials said. The FBI immediately took command of the investigation "because of the potential for a terrorism connection," a spokesman said.
February 3, 1991 |
The camellias still bloom furiously in neat brick-home neighborhoods, and the fresh seafood at cozy restaurants has lost none of its sizzle. And, as home to the world's largest naval base, this area personifies the nation's broad public support of the military men and women serving in the Persian Gulf: yellow ribbons, patriotic rallies, signs such as one outside Kimberley's, a dance bar, reading: "Saddam, this Scud's for you."