Skip to comments.Car bomb rocks Bilbao in northern Spain
Posted on 12/31/2008 3:47:42 PM PST by 1rudeboy
A car bomb exploded in Spains Basque country near the headquarters of a local television station in the town of Bilbao on Wednesday without causing any injuries, a police spokesman said.
Police said emergency services had evacuated television station ETB, which broadcasts in Basque and Spanish, and surrounding buildings following a bomb warning in the name of separatist group ETA.
The explosion shattered the windows of the round, glass walled building.
Emergency services had found a suspicious vehicle after closing off the area and discovered the owner of the vehicle tied to a tree on a nearby mountain, police said.
ETA has killed more than 800 people in four decades of armed struggle for the independence of traditional Basque territories in northern Spain and southwest France.
ETA, which has tried to intimidate journalists and to extort money from Basque businesses in the past, bombed a printing press building in northern Spain belonging to newspaper El Correo in June.
The ETA at it again.
It seems things are going “boom” everywhere.
A blessed New Year to you Oorang.
Well, now we get to see exactly what the Europeans mean about not giving a “disproportionate” response. What do you think: they’ll just shake their finger and warn ETA not to do it again, you scamps, or grow some cojones and deal with these killers?
ETA carjacked the vehicle and left the owner tied to a tree?
I supppose the car owner should be grateful that ETA is full of humanitarians who don't like to kill people?
We’ve been at war with a Soviet Russian Kremlin for 60+ years.
That’s the ETA for you. They plant a bomb, then phone in its location so that the authorities can get people out of the way.
If true, then the ETA are nothing more than a band of thugs...
The ETA has a protection racket. Not surprising to anyone from Chicago.
Basque’s again? Or Muzzies?
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