Rome (Aug. 9)
A bomb exploded today at the El Al office at Rome’s Fiumicino’s Airport, slightly injuring two persons. But the device severely damaged the El Al administrative office on the first floor of the airport terminal building and broke windows of the neighboring Air France office. An Italian employe of El Al, Gaston Prosperi, suffered a number of cuts. An unidentified woman passenger was treated for shock. Authorities said no group immediately claimed responsibility for the blast.