BREAKING NEWS ~ Spanish court hands down first Madrid bombings sentence Bernard Hibbitts at 12:25 PM ET
[JURIST] BBC News is reporting that a Spanish court has sentenced a 16 year-old boy to six years in jail after he admitted handling explosives used in the Madrid train bombings. The sentencing is the first in connection with the March 11, 2004 terror attacks that took almost 200 lives.
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