Photo Gallery: Oktoberfest Bombing Case Reopened
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Photo Gallery: Oktoberfest Bombing Case Reopened

Oktoberfest Bombing Under Review Officials Ignored Right-Wing Extremist Links

Thirty-one years after the 1980 Oktoberfest bomb attack, officials have reopened the case. Previously unknown documents reviewed by SPIEGEL show that the perpetrator, allegedly a lone wolf, was involved with the neo-Nazi scene and Bavarian conservatives. But the unwelcome clues were likely ignored.
Von Tobias von Heymann und Peter Wensierski
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan