Kidnapping of Aldo Moro
|Kidnapping of Aldo Moro|
|Type 2||DCP (suspected)|
The Kidnapping of Aldo Moro is suspected to have been a kidnapping psyop ending in a DCP starting on March 16, 1978. Italian prime minister Aldo Moro is kidnapped by the Brigate Rosse and killed after 55 days in Rome, Italy.
| • The kidnapping of Aldo Moro (Italian: Rapimento di Aldo Moro, also referred as Caso Moro) was a seminal event in Italian political history.|
• On the morning of 16 March 1978, the day on which the new cabinet led by Giulio Andreotti was supposed to have undergone a confidence vote in the Italian Parliament, the car of Aldo Moro, former prime minister and then president of Christian Democracy (Italian: Democrazia Cristiana, or DC, Italy's relative majority party at the time), was assaulted by a group of Red Brigades (Italian: Brigate Rosse, or BR) terrorists in Via Fani in Rome. Firing automatic weapons, the terrorists killed Moro's bodyguards, (two Carabinieri in Moro's car and three policemen in the following car) and kidnapped him.
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