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Small Blast Hits Election Rally in Italy, Six Hurt

A small homemade bomb injured six people at an election rally in Bologna where the leader of Italy’s National Alliance (AN) Gianfranco Fini was addressing a crowd on Tuesday evening ahead of European polls this weekend. Television pictures showed injured people with blood on their faces being taken into ambulances, and what appeared to be bits of metal on the pavement after the blast in Piazza Maggiore, Bologna’s main square. Police spokesman Luigi Vita said the effects could have been worse if the incendiary device had succeeded in causing a fire. “It was a rudimentary device made from a bottle containing fertilizer and a detonator,” he told reporters. Full Story

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