Argentina marks 25 years since attack on Buenos Aires embassy

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27 Mar 2017

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (JTA) — The 1992 terrorist attack against the Israeli Embassy in Buenos Aires was remembered in the Argentine city exactly 25 years after it was blown up by a car bomb.

The ceremony marking the attack took place at 2:50 p.m. Friday, the time that the embassy was destroyed in 1992 in an attack that killed 29 and injured 242.

Prior to the ceremony, Argentine President Mauricio Macri met for the first time with the Israeli survivors and relatives of victims of the attack. Macri hosted the group of 50 Israelis at his official residence.

The president tweeted about the visit to his more than 3,741.000 followers: “After 25 years we remember the victims of the painful terrorist attack to the Israeli embassy with relatives and survivors.”

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