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The Assassination of Spain's Prime Minister

On December 20, 1973 Luis Carrero Blanco, the Spanish PM was killed by a massive bomb in Madrid. It had been planted by the Basque separatist group ETA.

On December 20, 1973 Luis Carrero Blanco, the Spanish PM was killed by a massive bomb which was detonated under his car in Madrid. It had been planted by the Basque separatist group ETA. He had been right-hand man to Spain's dictator Francisco Franco.

Photo: Spanish police examine the aftermath of the bomb attack. Hulton Archive/Getty Images.

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