2 AUGUST 1980, the Bologna massacre: "incurable wound"


43 years have passed since the Bologna massacre, when at 1025 on 2 August 1980 an explosion tore through the left wing of the station on Piazza Medaglie d'oro and swept away the 2nd class waiting room, the offices on the first floor and the restaurant.

"The memory of a massacre, that of Bologna" says Undersecretary of State for Defense Matteo Perego of Cremnago “with 85 innocent victims, and 200 injured.

A page of painful history that hit Italy hard.

The memory of the victims is engraved in the conscience of each of us and remains an incurable wound ".