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May 31, 1906: Spanish anarchist bombs royal wedding

On May 31, 1906 a Spanish anarchist threw a bomb hoping to hit King Alfonso XIII, killing 24 and wounding more than 100.

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May 30, 2009: Anti-government group bombs TV station in Ecuador

On May 30, 2009 two pamphlet-bombs exploded outside an Ecuadorian TV station and ministry: no victims or significant damage ensued.

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May 28, 1974: Italian far right terrorist group bombs town square

On May 28, 1974 the Italian fascist group Ordine Nuovo placed a bomb in Brescia near an anti-fascist march, killing eight people and wounding another 102.

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May 27, 2004: Terrorists kill newspaper delivery man ignoring strike

On May 27, 2004 Nepalese Maoists killed a newspaper hawker and injured two others near the western mountain resort of Pokhara.

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May 23, 2000: Assassination attempt on golf course in India

On May 23, 2000 Hizbul Mujahideen took responsibility for a bomb that went off on a golf course where India’s Chief Minister for Kashmir had been playing.

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May 22, 2018: Anarchists bomb ATM in Mexico

On May 22, 2018 an IED planted by a Mexican anarchist group exploded at an ATM in Oaxaca, causing little damage and no casualties.

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May 21, 2004: Bombing at Bangladeshi shrine

On May 21, 2004 a bomb injured the British High Commissioner to Bangladesh while he was visiting the Shah Jalal shrine, killing two.

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May 15, 2000: ‘Collar bomb’ killing by FARC in Colombia

On May 15, 2000 the Colombian FARC put an explosive collar around the neck of a woman, killing her and a man who tried to neutralise the device.

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May 11, 2011: Police foil anarchist bombing in Chile

On May 11, 2011 Chilean police deactivated a bomb outside a bank placed by anarchists from the Núcleo Antagónico Nueva Guerrilla Urbana.

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May 9 2004: Stadium bombing in Chechnya kills President

On May 9, 2004 a bomb exploded in the Dynamo Stadium in the Chechen capital city, Grozny, killing 10 people including President Akhmad Kadyrov.