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Born in: Castilla-La Mancha
Offspring: 0
Marital status: Single
Job: Civil Guard officer
Date of the attack: 08/10/1977
Place of the attack: Gernika-Lumo
Weapon: Subfusil
Killed by: ETA

Description

Like every Saturday, the president of the Provincial Government of Vizcaya Augusto Unceta Barrenechea arrived at the Jai Alai ball court in Guernica accompanied by his two bodyguards, civil guards Antonio Hernández Fernández Segura and Angel Rivera Navarrón. They parked in a nearby car park and when Augusto opened the boot of the car to take out his sports bag, he was hit in the head by a gunshot which was followed by a burst of machine-gun fire. Altogether, he was hit eleven times and killed instantly. His bodyguards reversed the car to try to get away from the source of the shots, but collided with another car occupied by three people. Antonio Rivera and Ángel Fernández were fired at by the terrorists from the Seat 1430 with which they had travelled to the ball court.

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