BOMB PLACED IN CONDOR BUILDING


BOMB PLACED IN CONDOR BUILDING

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INFO OCT-01 ARA-06 ISO-0 0 MCT-01 COME-00 ACDA-07

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FM AMEMBASSY BUENOS AIRES

TO SECSTATE WASHDC 997 0

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TAGS: ASEC, PINS, PINT, SHUN, AR

SUBJECT: BOMB PLACED IN CONDOR BUILDING

REF: BUENOS AIRES 2 67 0

,HCCNT1NA PROJECT (S200000044)
U.S. PEPT. OF STATE, A/RPS/IPS
Marvarei P. GrafeW, Director
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1. LEGATT PROVIDED ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONCERNING BOMBING
OF CONDOR BUILDING ON APR. 5 AS FOLLOWS:. INVESTIGATION BY
THE ARGENTINE AIR FORCE INTELLIGENCE SERVICE (AAIS) ESTABLISHED
THAT THE TARGET OF THE BOMB PLACED IN THE CONDOR BUILDING
LAST WEEK WAS ARGENTINE AIR FORCE BRIGADIER GENERAL (RETIRED)
PALA2UELO. BRIGADIER PALAZUELO HAD PREVIOUSLY BEEN THE
VICTIM OF TWO UNSUCCESSFUL ATTEMPTS AGAINST HIS LIFE; ONE
INVOLVING THE PLACING OF A BOMB IN HIS PERSONAL AUTOMOBILE
AND THE OTHER AN ATTACK AGANST HIS RESIDENCE. THE AAIS
ASCERTAINED THAT BRIG. PALAZUELO'S OWN DAUGHTER WAS RESPON-
SIBLE FOR PLACING THE BOMB IN HER FATHER'S OFFICE IN THE
CONDOR BUILDING. INVESTIGATION ESTABLISHED THAT THE DAUGHTER,
ACCOMPANIED BY ANOTHER FEMALE WHO WAS SUBSEQUENTLY IDENTIFIED
AS A MONTONERO, ARRIVED AT THE BRIGADIER'S OFFICE APPROXIMATELY
ONE HOUR BEFORE THE BOMB DETONATED. THE BRIGADIER WAS
NOT IN HIS OFFICE AT THE TIME AND HIS DAUGHTER LEFT A
PACKAGE WHICH CONTAINED THE BOMB, CONSISTING OF SIX KILOS
OF TROTYL EXPLOSIVES. BRIGADIER PALAZUELO'S DAUGHTER
Tfi CTTRRFNTT.V A FUGITIVE AND IS BEING URGENTLY SOUGHT BY

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