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Born in: Galicia
Age: 27
Offspring: 0
Marital status: Single
Job: Information Brigade of the Higher Police Headquarters in Bilbao
Date of the attack: 10/09/1988
Place of the attack: Izurtza
Guilties: Juan Carlos Arruti Azpitarte, Juan Ignacio Oyarbide Aramburu (muerto) y Manuel Urionabarrenechea Betanzos (muerto)
Weapon: Gun
Killed by: ETA

Description

Pedro Antonio Fonte Salido was waiting in an unmarked police car in Izurza for his colleague, Inspector Martín Martines Velasco, when he was shot by a member of ETA.   Martín Martines had gone into a bar to make a phone call and was shot by another two terrorists while doing so The two killings took place only a few seconds apart.

 

Three months before the attack, the victim had taken part in an identification parade in a court in Bilbao. It is possible that as a result, ETA identified him as a prominent member of the war on terrorism. The incident led to a review of procedures in cases that might reveal the identity of members of the state security forces.

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