TERRORISM: Death in Rome Aboard Flight 110

In the departure lounge of Rome's Leonardo da Vinci Airport, Robert Suit, 60, travel editor of the St. Louis Globe-Democrat, was waiting with friends to board a plane for New York when they saw a commotion farther down the concourse. "Must be some movie star," one of them remarked. After some nuns hurried past them, another quipped, "No, maybe it's the Pope."

"Then some girls ran by," Suit recalled, "and they were yelling, 'It's a bomb, a bomb—everybody out!' We saw the bank slam down its window and heard some pops, which sounded...

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