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Italy seeks anarchist group for anti-EU bombs

Anti-terrorism experts from six countries yesterday began a hunt for hundreds of members of an “anarcho-insurrectionalist” group thought to be behind the recent wave of mail bombings aimed at European institutions. The lawyer at the heart of the inquiry dismissed speculation that a lone maniac could be responsible. Enrico Di Nicola, the chief prosecutor of Bologna, where the packages were dispatched, said membership of the organisation “may be about 350 in all of Italy”. European Union offices were yesterday on a state of high alert after the delivery of seven explosive devices in nine days, all from Bologna. In Brussels, bomb disposal experts rushed to Italy’s mission to the EU after a suspect letter was found, but officials said it was a false alarm. Full Story

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