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  State memorial for Madrid victims
Updated 24 March 2004, 16.16
Prime Minister Tony Blair and his wife Cherie join the mourners
A memorial service was attended by thousands of people in Spain to remember the people who were killed in the Madrid train bombs on 11 March.

Prince Charles and Prime Minister Tony Blair joined the Spanish royal family, and other world leaders, in the state memorial service.

State memorials are usually only meant for members of the royal family.

Spanish authorities are now holding 13 people in connection with the blasts, which killed at least 190 people.

Tony Blair and Spanish Prime MInister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero
Tony Blair and Spanish Prime MInister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero
The French President Jacques Chirac, German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder and US Secretary of State Colin Powell also joined mourners at Madrid's Almudena Cathedral.

Huge TV screens were set up outside the cathedral, in the garden of the royal palace, and in Madrid's largest square, to allow more people to see the service.

Mr Blair later met with the newly-elected prime minister, Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, to talk about Spain's troops in Iraq.

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