30 years ago, the only police aerial bombing on US soil left 11 people dead
May 13, 2015 2:24 PM Subscribe
Sodden from the spray of fire hoses, terrified by the thousands of bullets fired above and the teargas floating into the cellar below, 13-year-old Michael Ward was hiding under a blanket when a police helicopter dropped a bomb on the roof of his west Philadelphia home.
The raid killed six adults and five children, destroyed more than 60 homes and left more than 250 people homeless. It stands as the only aerial bombing carried out by police on US soil.The Guardian looks back at the MOVE bombing.
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