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13/02/1978 Hilton Hotel bombing

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Hilton bombing

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NSW Police commemorate the 38th anniversary of the Sydney Hilton Bombing

A bomb was planted in a rubbish bin and exploded when the bin was emptied into a garbage truck outside Hilton Hotel in Sydney, Australia. It killed two garbage collectors, a police officer guarding the entrance to the hotel lounge died later. At the time the hotel was the site of the first Commonwealth Heads of Government Regional Meeting.
    • Essentials 

    • Bombing 

    • Controversy 

    • Accusations of conspiracy 

    • Trials and inquiries 

    • Political effects and significance 

    • 30th anniversary commemoration ceremony 

    • Profile of Richard Seary