ETA blamed 'before bombs examined'
A Spanish official testified Wednesday that the government accused Basque separatists of carrying out the Madrid train bombings — now blamed on Islamic terrorists — before experts had determined what kind of explosives were used. Juan Jesus Sanchez Manzano, head of the Interior Ministry’s bomb disposal unit, was speaking on the second day of Spanish parliamentary hearings into the March 11 attack, which killed 190 people. Sanchez Manzano said the type of explosives used in the blasts — Goma 2 Eco, a kind of dynamite — was not precisely identified until the next morning. Full Story