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May 18, 1981
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— A bomb exploded outside the El Al office last Friday night causing slight damage but no injuries, police said. The blast smashed windows in the office and police temporarily closed off the Via Bissolati, where many airline offices are located. No group claimed responsibility for the incident. A group called the Secret Army for the Liberation of Armenia claimed responsibility for bombing the El Al office here in February, 1980. It was one in a series of bombings police authorities said was set off throughout Europe by Armenian nationalists to protest what they described as the genocide of their people in Turkey during World War I.

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