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The Assassination of Benigno Aquino

On August 21 1983, the opposition leader, Benigno Aquino, was shot dead in the Philippines.

He was killed at Manila airport, minutes after returning from exile in the US.

On August 21 1983, the opposition leader, Benigno Aquino, was shot dead in the Philippines.

He was killed at Manila airport, minutes after returning from exile in the US.

We hear from his brother-in-law, who was with him that day.

Photo: Benigno Aquino on the plane home (courtesy of K. Kashiwahara)

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Wed 21 Aug 2013 07:50GMT

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