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Spain Finds Bomb on High-Speed Rail, Calls in Army

Spain sent in the army to guard its railways Friday after finding a bomb under a high-speed track that contained explosives similar to those used in last month’s Madrid train bombings. Travel was disrupted as millions of Spaniards tried to set out for Holy Week Easter holidays. It reopened emotional wounds still raw from the suspected Islamist al Qaeda bombings of March 11 that killed 191 people three days before a general election. With the threat averted of a new carnage at the high point of Spain’s Christian calendar, Interior Minister Angel Acebes said police would painstakingly check the 220 mph Madrid-Seville line on which the bomb was found and then use helicopters and army vehicles to guard the line. Full Story

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