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  First burials for bombing victims
Updated 13 March 2004, 10.53
Spanish protesters
Families and loved ones are preparing for the first funerals for those who died in the terrorist train attacks, which killed 200 people in Madrid.

There is still a lot of confusion about which group was behind the bombs.

Spanish officials suspect the terrorist group Eta did it, but Eta has denied this. There is also suspicion and some clues to suggest al-Qaeda was to blame.

More than 11 million people crowded wet streets across Spain on Friday night to show their anger about the attacks.

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What happened
6.39am GMT: Four bombs explode on a train near the Atocha station, killing at least 59
At the same time, three bombs explode in Atocha station killing 30
6.41am GMT: Two explosions on a double-decker train kill at least 70
6.42am GMT: Bomb explodes on a train at Santa Eugenia station killing 17
Some of Spain's royal family joined the two million people who marched in Madrid, and other international officials were there to share in the country's sadness.

Many held banners and posters saying "no" to terrorism, and some shouted slogans like "A people united will never be defeated".

Forty funerals are being held on Saturday for some of the dead, on the second day of the country's official mourning.

Intelligence officials are still investigating all the clues they have to find out which group was behind the 10 bombs, which injured 1,500.

Some of the clues to the bombings suggest al-Qaeda involvement, but others point to Eta. It is thought the bombs were remotely controlled by mobile phone to explode.

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