Oklahoma City bombing

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Historical Context Note

On the 19th of April, 1995 Timothy McVeigh detonated a truck bomb outside the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma. The bomb killed 168 people and injured more than 680. McVeigh, an American militia movement sympathizer, was found guilty on eleven counts of murder and conspiracy in June 1997, and was executed by lethal injection on the 11th of June, 2001.

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