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Jan. 9, 1973: Paris’ Jewish Agency building bombed

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On Jan. 9, 1973, the Jewish Agency building in Paris was bombed.

PARIS, Jan. 9 (JTA) – The Jewish Agency building was seriously damaged in a pre-dawn bomb explosion today. The blast shattered windows in a 60-yard radius, wrecked parked cars, twisted iron window bars and blew out garage doors all along the block. No injuries were reported. The building was empty at the time except for the night watchman who slept in the rear and was not hurt.

Below is footage of the bombing’s aftermath from the French National Audiovisual Institute

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