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Daylong event for MOVE bombing's anniversary Wednesday

MOVE supporters march on May 14, 2005 to commemorate the victims of the May 13, 1985 Getty Images

Thirty years ago today, on May 13, 1985, Philadelphia Police responding to the MOVE cult on Osage Avenue and 62nd Street dropped a bomb on the house. The explosion and subsequent fire killed 11 people, including five children, and burned 60 homes over several surrounding blocks.

Today, a rally in commemoration will be held at 11 a.m. at 62nd Street and Osage Avenue, followed by a march to 38th and Market Street, according to event information.

Food vendors will be set up from 2 to 7 p.m. and from 4 to 9 p.m. speakerswill address the MOVE bombing at the First District Plaza at 3801 Market St.

Read more:The horrors of Osage Avenue relived

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