Madrid holds ceremony for bombing victims

March 11, 2013 at 12:25 PM

MADRID, March 11 (UPI) -- A ceremony was held in Madrid Monday in remembrance of the 191 people killed in the 2004 bombing of a train in the city, officials said.

The ceremony, which lasted about 10 minutes, was held in Madrid's Puerta del Sol to remember the victims of the March 11, 2004, attack, The Local.es reported.

Some 1,800 people were injured in the bombing that targeted four passenger trains.

Spain's Association for the Victims of Terrorism held other events throughout Spain Monday in remembrance of the attack, including a ceremony at the Retiro Park's Bosque del Recuerdo, in which the association President Angeles Pedraza was slated to preside over a moment of silence for the victims, El Mundo reported.

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