From the Archives: 2004 Madrid Bombings
The victims of Madrid's train bombing are seen following a bomb blast at Madrid's Atocha station in this file photo taken March 11, 2004. A Spanish court on Oct. 31, 2007, found 21 people guilty of involvement in the bombings, which killed 191 people and injured 1,800.
The victims of Madrid's train bombing are seen following a bomb blast at Madrid's Atocha station in this file photo taken March 11, 2004. A Spanish court on Oct. 31, 2007, found 21 people guilty of involvement in the bombings, which killed 191 people and injured 1,800.
Reuters
MADRID, March 11 -- Ten nearly simultaneous explosions tore through four packed commuter trains in Madrid during rush hour Thursday morning, killing at least 190 people and wounding nearly 1,500 in the worst terrorist attack in modern Spanish history, three days before national elections.
 
Five Held in Madrid Blasts: Tape Asserts Al Qaeda Responsibility (Post, March 14, 2004, Page A01)
 
29 Indicted for Roles In Madrid Bombings: Judge Says Al-Qaeda Inspired Local Cell (Post, April 12, 2006, Page A14)
 
Plot Leader In Madrid Sought Help Of Al Qaeda: Spain Says Suspect Met With Operative (Post, April 12, 2004, Page A01)
 
Politics Intrude On Inquiry Into Madrid Train Attacks (Post, June 25, 2004, Page A24)
 
Accused Madrid Bomb Mastermind Acquitted (AP, October 31, 2007; 3:13 PM)
 
Madrid Attacks May Have Targeted Election: Wiretaps Bolster Theory That Blasts Were Timed to Hurt Chances of Leader Who Backed Iraq War (Post, October 17, 2004, Page A16)
 
A Year After Madrid Attacks, Europe Stalled in Terror Fight: National Rivalries, Fragmented Intelligence Activities Thwart Progress (Post, March 11, 2005, Page A12)
 

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