Canadian report into 1985 Air India crash is expected





A Canadian commission of inquiry is expected to release a report on Thursday into the bombing of Air India flight 182 in 1985.

The flight - travelling from Canada to India - crashed into the Atlantic killing all 329 people on board.

Canadian police say it was bombed by Sikh militants fighting for an independent homeland in India.

Two Canadian men were eventually tried in the case 20 years after the event, but were found not guilty.

'Mass murder'
Now the commission is expected to recommend ways the country can be better prepared to fight terrorism and prosecute complex cases.

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The prime minister has called it the worst mass murder in Canadian history.

Before four planes targeted the US in September 2001, the Air India bombing was the world's worst aviation-based attack....


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