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Description

Born in: Euskadi
Age: 49
Offspring: 5
Marital status: Widower
Job: Bus inspector
Date of the attack: 01/03/1976
Place of the attack: Lezo
Weapon: Subfusil
Killed by: ETA

Description

Emilio Guezala Aramburu was 49 years old and had worked for several years as a vet in Rentería. In 1961, faced with the prospect of having to move to the Canary Islands, he decided to change career and became an inspector on intercity coaches between San Sebastian and Hondarribia, where he was a trade union rep. He had been widowed four years before his death and lived with his octogenarian mother in Lezo. He had a son aged 21 who was doing his military service in the Canary Islands and four daughters aged 12, 14, 17 and 18. He had been threatened on previous occasions by the terrorist organisation. On 1 March 1976, as he was leaving a bar in Lezo with his cousin, several members of ETA fired on him from a car, killing him. Claiming responsibility for the attack, ETA accused the victim of being a police informant.