A bomb blast which killed at least one person may have been aimed at a bus-load of Russian Jewish refugees, police sources said today.
The bomb exploded early yesterday morning on Austria’s south Autobahn, minutes after a minibus carrying some Russian Jews passed the spot, police said. Officers found the remains of a body scattered over a 250-yard area. They said there may have been more than one victim.
The Jews were heading along the southern highway to Schloss Schoenau, a manor house used as a transit camp for Russian Jews on their way to Israel. The sources said police had three theories about the blast: A suicide, a gang murder or an attack on the Jews. Police are still investigating.
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