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  Two car bombs explode in Spanish capital
Updated 01 May 2002, 22.16
Fireman tackles fire caused by car bomb
Two suspected car bombs have exploded in Madrid, Spain's capital city.

The first was near the Bernabau football stadium, where Real Madrid was to host a Champions League semi-final against Barcelona.

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At first It wasn't clear whether the match would still take place, but in the end it kicked-off on schedule.

Madrid, Spain
The car exploded near the bottom of the Europa Tower which is just 50 metres from the stadium.

The second car - found in another area of Madrid - is thought to have been the one the terrorists used to get away from the first explosion.

Terrorist group said they did it

A Spanish terrorist group called ETA has said they carried out the attacks, which so far have only caused light injuries.

ETA is a group of people called Basque separatists. They want a part of Spain and France known as the Basque region to be allowed to be a separate country.

A major clean-up operation is now under way near the stadium.

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