Oklahoma City bombing facts for kids
|Oklahoma City bombing|
The Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building two days after the bombing
|Location||Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States|
|Date||Wednesday April 19, 1995
9:02 a.m. CST (UTC–5)
|Perpetrators||Timothy McVeigh, Terry Nichols|
|Motive||Retaliation for the Waco Siege and Ruby Ridge|
The Oklahoma City bombing was a terrorist attack on April 19, 1995 on the U.S. government in which the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma was bombed by Timothy McVeigh. The bombing destroyed the building. The attack killed 168 people and left over 800 people injured. Until the September 11, 2001 attacks, it was the deadliest act of terrorism in the United States.
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