Argentine judge requests arrest of ex-president in AMIA bombing cover-up

December 7, 2017 15:32
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Argentine federal judge Claudio Bonadio ordered the prosecution and preventative detention of ex-president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner due to an alleged cover-up in the 1994 bombing attack on the AMIA (Argentine Israelite Mutual Association) building, according to local media reports.

Bonadio is accusing Kirchner of a cover-up involving the men accused of the attack, which killed 85 people and injured hundreds more.

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