Bomb explosion kills one in Venezuela

February 25th, 2008 - 2:45 pm ICT by admin  


Caracas, Feb 25 (IANS) One person was killed when a bomb exploded early Sunday at the entrance to the headquarters of a business association in the Venezuelan capital, EFE news agency reported Monday. “We understand that the person who died was the one who set off the explosive device; they already moved the body,” Fedecamaras business association’s second vice president Lope Mendoza said.

The explosion occurred around 1:00 a.m. local time Sunday and police cordoned off the perimeter of the building.

This was the third bombing this month in Caracas, where earlier attacks targeted a National Assembly administrative building and a monument to George Washington.

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