France: Is Carlos Back?

The bombers strike again

Just as Frenchmen around the country were ringing in the new year, a bomb ripped through a first-class carriage on a Marseilles-Paris express train, killing three passengers and wounding more than a dozen. Then, only 16 minutes later and 120 miles to the south, in Marseilles's St. Charles railway station, another tremendous explosion rocked the luggage office, shattering windows, carving out a crater three feet wide, and leaving two dead and 34 injured. Together with two recent explosions in fashionable Parisian restaurants, both blasts were apparently designed to protest the French role in the Middle...

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