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Trial of March 11 suspects to start in Spain nearly 3 years after deadly bombing

It was Europe’s worst terror attack in more than a decade and modern Spain’s darkest hour. Now, three years after bombs made of dynamite and nails ripped through four packed Madrid commuter trains, 29 suspects are going to court. The case is so big — and security so daunting — that it had to be moved to a heavily guarded brick compound on the outskirts of town. Spain has no death penalty but the seven main suspects could be sent to prison for up to 40 years if convicted of the March 11, 2004, attack that which left 191 people dead and more than 1,800 wounded. Full Story

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