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Before Brussels, LAX was repeatedly a target of terrorism

Before Brussels, LAX was repeatedly a target of terrorism

The deadly terrorist bombing at the Brussels Airport is a grim reminder of how Los Angeles' own airport has been targeted by terrorism over the years.

LAX was targeted in two elaborate terrorism bombing plots as well as two shooting incidents. 

Here is a summary of those attacks from the files of The Times:

LAX "Alphabet Bomber"

Muharem Kurbegovic was convicted of first-degree murder for a 1974 bombing at LAX that killed three people and injured 36 others.

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