2003 Nice bombing
The 2003 Nice bombing was a double bomb attack in the city of Nice, France on 20 July 2003. Sixteen people were injured in the blast against the regional directorates of customs and the treasury. The Corsican separatist National Liberation Front of Corsica (FLNC) group claimed responsibility, and was one of the biggest bombs exploded by the group on the French mainland.
|2003 Nice bombing|
|Part of the Corsican conflict|
|Date||20 July 2003 |
|Perpetrator||National Liberation Front of Corsica|
The attack came a week after the FLNC ended its seven-month ceasefire amid French government rejections about autonomy for Corsica. Tensions on the island had also increased following the arrest of militant member Yvan Colonna in June and the Corsican autonomy referendum.
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