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2005-12-11 06:37:09

MADRID (Reuters) - A bomb exploded outside a post office in Spain's northern Basque region on Sunday, causing substantial damage but no injuries, and police said the attack was probably the work of the ETA separatist guerrilla group. "In principle we can say that ETA was possibly behind this," a police spokesman said, adding that the explosives used were similar to others used in recent attacks by the group seeking independence from Spain. The blast in the town of Igorre near Bilbao...

2005-11-02 21:56:15

MADRID (Reuters) - A bomb exploded in Spain's Basque country early on Thursday, causing no injuries, and a second bomb was defused, Basque police said. Police suspect armed Basque separatist group ETA of planting the bombs, a police spokesman said. One bomb, placed in a waste paper basket near an employment office in the Basque seaside town of Zarautz, exploded at about 1:30 a.m. (0030 GMT), he said. Another bomb, near a court in Zarautz, had been defused by the police bomb squad...

2005-07-12 07:57:40

MADRID (Reuters) - Four explosions struck near a power station in Spain's northern Basque country on Tuesday after a warning call in the name of Basque separatist guerrillas ETA, police said. State radio said there were no injuries. A caller to a Basque newspaper had warned earlier that four bombs would explode near the power station at Amorebieta, in the Basque country, police said. The warning, about half an hour before the explosions, gave police time to clear the area. There was no...


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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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