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Bomb Found on Spanish High-Speed Rail Track

A bomb was found on a high-speed rail track in central Spain on Friday just weeks after 191 people were killed in suspected al Qaeda bombings of four packed Madrid commuter trains. The discovery disrupted travel as millions of Spaniards prepared to leave cities for the Easter week holidays and came on the day a new session of Parliament opened following last month’s elections. Interior Minister Angel Acebes said the bomb was believed to contain between 22 and 26 lbs of explosives, probably dynamite. It was found in a bag under the rails of the high-speed train line connecting Madrid and the southern city of Seville. The explosives were connected by a cable to a detonator, he told a news conference. Full Story

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