Market bombing leaves one dead

  • 1999-01-07
  • Rebecca Santana
TALLINN - One man was killed and three injured when a bomb exploded Dec. 28 at the central market in Tallinn. Local newspapers are calling the blast the result of corruption among market officials. The bomb went off at 7:23 a.m. and killed Alar Vetemaa , 34, who was helping two farmers hawk their meat products. Thousands of people shop daily at the market near Tartu Street, one tram stop from the Stockmann's department store. Police arrested three suspects Dec. 29, but none has been charged with the crime. Police have until Jan. 8 to either charge or release them. Under Estonian law, a susp...
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