THE Bulletin went out to ask tourists in Palma yesterday how they felt about Majorca five days after the terrorist attack in Palmanova.
Lynn Avison and her daughter Claire Marshall, 26, from York were slightly unnerved although they did not allow it to affect their holiday itinerary.
Lynn said: “It happened the day we arrived on the island. We became aware that something had occurred because we could hear the ongoing sirens and we could observe the traffic jams from the window of our hotel in Palma. At first we were unsure what had happened. We speculated that it could have been a major road accident. Then my daughter's husband, who is a journalist texted her and told us there had been a car bomb. “It did unnerve us a little, but we were more concerned for the people involved rather than for ourselves,” she went on. “We haven't let it affect our plans though. We still did all the things we had wanted to do.
The terrorist attack which shocked Burgos last week did cross Lynn's mind before she headed for Spain, although Claire was not aware it had even occurred.

Claire said: “We'd definitely come back. As tourists, I don't think we were specifically targeted by ETA as a group. Even if we were, you can't let things like this affect your life too much.”


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