Skip to comments.IRA terrorists 'plotted to kill Prince Philip with two bombs targeting Australian motorcade..
Posted on 03/10/2014 5:55:33 AM PDT by C19fan
The IRA staged an audacious attempt to assassinate Prince Philip in Australia during an official trip, a former spy has claimed. The Irish paramilitary group allegedly planted two bombs targeting the Duke of Edinburghs cortege as he travelled through Sydney in 1973. Both devices were located minutes before the royal visitor was due to pass, prompting an immediate security operation to allay the threat.
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I’m not sure why a foiled plot by a defunct group to assassinate the Duke of Edinburgh 40 years ago is news. Not when we’ve got active plots by current terrorists to assassinate anyone who moves today.
Yeh it would have been such a big loss to the world.
Why ? They blew up his uncle and nothing happened. If you're a retired IRA terrorist they make you a "Deputy First Minister" in Northern Ireland Martin McGuinness
The guy in the Royal Navy in battle during World War II and in addition to being the consort to the Queen and travelling around on diplomatic missions to boost Britain’s relations with the world, he has also done a lot of charity work, especially with young people via the Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme, so I don’t understand the sarcasm.
“so I dont understand the sarcasm.”
I don’t mind. :-)
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