What was the impact of the Madrid train bombings?

The explosions killed 193 people and injured around 2,000. The bombings constituted the deadliest terrorist attack carried out in the history of Spain and the deadliest in Europe since the 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland.

How many people died in the Madrid train bombings?

2004 Madrid train bombings/Number of deaths

Where was the Madrid train bombing?

2004 Madrid train bombings/Location

When was the Madrid train bombing?

March 11, 2004
2004 Madrid train bombings/Start dates

What caused the Madrid explosion?

City officials said the blast, which destroyed four floors of the building, had been caused by a gas leak. Mayor José Luis Martínez Almeida told reporters after the blast that a fire was raging inside the building, which belongs to the Catholic Church.

Where was Paris bombing?

BataclanStade de France
November 2015 Paris attacks/Location

What caused the explosion in Madrid?

City officials said the blast, which destroyed four floors of the building, had been caused by a gas leak. Four floors of the building were destroyed in the explosion, which could be heard in many areas of Madrid. Images shared on social media showed billowing smoke and debris strewn along the street.

Who died in the Madrid explosion?

Four men were killed in the blast: a 35-year-old electrician, who was also a parishioner and had gone there to visit his friend, the priest; a 45-year-old bricklayer who was working nearby the scene; a 46-year-old Bulgarian passerby; and a 36-year-old parish priest who died in hospital the day after the explosion.

What happened to Madrid explosion?

The blast that destroyed several floors of a building in the Spanish capital appeared to be the result of a gas leak, the mayor said. Eleven people were injured.

When was the Paris shooting?

November 13, 2015
November 2015 Paris attacks/Start dates

What was the explosion in Spain today?

At least three people have died following an explosion that caused a building to partially collapse in centre of the Spanish capital, Madrid. A fourth person was missing and several others were hurt, officials said.