Oklahoma City Bombing

April 19, 2011 by USA Post 

Oklahoma City Bombing, Sixteen years ago today, a bomb destroyed a federal building in Oklahoma City, killing people, including 19 children.

Another 500 people were injured in the Oklahoma City bombing in 1995.

Two former U.S. soldiers associated with an extreme right wing militant group accused by the homegrown terrorist attack.

Timothy J. McVeigh and Terry L. Nichols were convicted for his role in the attack.
McVeigh was executed last.

A memorial park and museum now sit in the place where the attack took place.

Tuesday, April , 2011 marked the th anniversary of the bombing of Oklahoma City. The explosion destroyed the Murrah Federal Building in April 19.1995, killing 168 people.

A special ceremony was held yesterday morning in the Oklahoma City National Memorial, including a moment of silence and reading the names of the victims.

Survivors and family members were present at the center of Oklahoma City to remember those who died on April 19, 1995.

Oklahoma State has undertaken never to forget, and every year gathers to honor those who lost their lives on that day.

There are a couple of special events going on Tuesday as well.

At 11 hours some firefighters in New York City and local first responders will repair a flag that was destroyed after 11 September.

And at noon, the daughters of President George W. Bush will be in Oklahoma City to receive an award on behalf of his father.

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