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|Date||2 August 1980 10:25 AM|
|Location||Bologna Central Station, Italy|
|Description||A murderous attack on the Italian public, carried out by the MI6/CIA led Operation Gladio, blamed on communists, as part of a wider program to prevent their electoral success in Italy.|
The RAND/Terrorism Chronology Database, a compilation of data from 1972 through 2009, does not include this event.
In 1988, 13 people were convicted of involvement in the bombing, only to be cleared at a first appeal two years later.
In 1993 the Italian Supreme Court annulled the decision of the appeal court and ordered a new trial.
|Document:1980 Massacre in Bologna||article||6 July 2005||Thierry Meyssan|
|Document:Gladio - The Secret U.S. War To Subvert Italian Democracy||essay||23 February 1996||Arthur E. Rowse|
The Official Culprit
|Communism||Ideology of the USSR.|