Paris Terror Attacks 20 Years Apart

My thoughts and prayers go out to those affected by the terrorist attacks tonight in Paris.

I’m reminded of an event just over 20 years ago when I was an exchange student living in Paris, France. On the morning of October 17, 1995, there was a terrorist attack on the RER C train. I wrote at the time:

“First, the métro today was full of people! I heard on the speaker that the RER C was closed… I made the connection… un nouveau attentat s’est passé. 29 people were injured in the bomb attack that happened at 7:00 this morning. I’m not scared… but it’s getting a little scary in Paris.”

More information on the 1995 bombings here.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: