Oklahoma City bombing

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Oklahoma City bombing
Oklahoma City bombing
The Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building two days after the bombing
Location Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
Coordinates 35°28′22.4″N 97°31′01″W / 35.472889°N 97.51694°W / 35.472889; -97.51694Coordinates: 35°28′22.4″N 97°31′01″W / 35.472889°N 97.51694°W / 35.472889; -97.51694
Date Wednesday April 19, 1995
9:02 a.m. CST (UTC–5)
Attack type truck bomb
Deaths 168
Injured 680+
Perpetrator(s) Timothy McVeigh, Terry Nichols

The Oklahoma City bombing was a terrorist attack on April 19, 1995 on the U.S. government in which the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma was bombed by Timothy McVeigh. The bombing destroyed the building. The attack killed 168 people and left over 800 people injured. Until the September 11, 2001 attacks, it was the deadliest act of terrorism in the United States.