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Northern Ireland tense as officials hunt for smuggled bomb
The Christian Science Monitor ^
| Jason Walsh
Posted on 03/12/2009 12:25:58 PM PDT by 82ndABNOfficer
DUBLIN, Ireland A security alert has been issued today in the Northern Ireland town of Ballykinler, the site of a British Army base.
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TOPICS: Extended News; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: belfast; cira; england; ira; northireland; rira; tm; uk; wto
The Real IRA was responsible for the largest bombing of the Troubles - the Omagh bombing in 1997.
They made several phone calls calling in a bomb threat, waited for the people to be evacuated and then set off the bomb in the area where all the people had been evacuated to.
posted on 03/12/2009 12:51:23 PM PDT
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