16 Sep, 2010 @ 15:28
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Home-made bomb explodes in Basque country

JUST weeks after ETA announced their ceasefire a bomb has exploded in the Basque region.

According to police a small explosive device was detonated in an industrial area on the outskirts of Vitoria, the Basque capital, causing minor damage to nearby buildings but no injuries.

Police are still investigating the explosion but officials say the blast early this morning resembled street violence usually associated with supporters of the separatist group ETA.

Over the past 40 years ETA’s campaign for a separate Basque state has led to more than 820 deaths.

Jon Clarke (Publisher & Editor)

Jon Clarke is a Londoner who worked at the Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday as an investigative journalist before moving permanently to Spain in 2003 where he helped set up the Olive Press. He is the author of three books; Costa Killer, Dining Secrets of Andalucia and My Search for Madeleine.

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