Oklahoma city bombing explosion - sorryArmy soldier parked a rented Ryder truck loaded with explosives outside a federal office building in Oklahoma City. The blast at the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building killed people and injured more than others in what remains the deadliest act of domestic terrorism on American soil. The bombing occurred just two years after the first attack on the World Trade Center. Media and some Americans immediately speculated that Middle Eastern men were the culprits before the FBI later found that two white men were responsible for the attack. Former U. He was executed in Another ex-soldier, Terry Nichols, was convicted on similar charges for his role in the bombing and sentenced to life without parole after the jury deadlocked on the death penalty. oklahoma city bombing explosion
Murrah Federal Building following an explosion in downtown Oklahoma City.
One hundred sixty-eight people died as a result of the explosion. The Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum scaled back its plans for a 25th anniversary remembrance amid the coronavirus bombiny and will instead offer a recorded, one-hour television program that includes the reading of the names of the people killed in the bombing followed by seconds of silence.
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