On this day: the Bologna Bombing

At 10:25am on the 2nd of August, 1980 Central Station in Bologna, Italy was bombed. Eight-five people were killed and more than two-hundred injured.

Members of the Italian neo-fascist group Nuclei Armati Rivoluzionari were convicted of the crime. However, not only have they never claimed responsibility for the bombing, but significant misinformation was spread by various sources, meaning the conviction is still questioned by some.

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box_strage_bolognathe neo-fascist bombing of the railway station in Bologna Italy 2nd August 1980

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  1. […] disaster occurred in the middle of a wave of terrorist acts to hit Italy (such as the Bologna Bombing), fuelled by far left and right-wing groups in the country’s […]

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