posted on Mar, 28 2004 @ 07:35 PM
Madrid--The Spanish police were so very close to preventing the March 11 Madrid train bombings. This article release was one day after the Madrid
investigative sources disclosed this information.
Police 'let Madrid bomb
A car carrying the explosives used in the March 11 massacre was stopped by police but its Arab driver was fined only for a minor traffic
offence, it was reported.....
The car, which had been stolen, was stopped by two Civil Guard patrolmen near Benavente, in the province of Leon, north of Madrid.
But their suspicions were not aroused when they checked the car's registration as the owner had not yet reported it missing. They failed to recognise
that the driver was not the registered owner.
The driver was fined for a minor infringement and allowed to drive on. Three of the four bombing suspects are thought to have been in the
[Edited on 28-3-2004 by Seekerof]