ITALY,AFGHANISTAN: Lethal Blunders

ITALY

Neo-Fascists miss their mark

Maurizio Di Leo, 34, a printing compositor at the Rome daily // Messaggero, had just parked his car near his home when the two gunmen struck. They pumped six bullets into him and sped away on a motor scooter. Di Leo died instantly. Within an hour, the neo-Fascist Armed Revolutionary Nuclei (NAR) claimed responsibility for the killing —and even phoned // Messaggero to brag about it. "This evening our commando executed Concina..." the caller began. "No, you son of a bitch," shouted the switchboard operator in tears. "You didn't...

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