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Netherlands / British Soldiers' Deaths #115465

ABC Evening News for Sunday, May 01, 1988
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) IRA (Irish Republican Army) reported claiming responsibility for attacks on British soldiers in Netherlands. Report introduced.

(London, England: Jim Hickey) Two attacks in Dutch towns of Roermond and Nieuw Bergen featured; details given, scenes shown. [Eyewitness Joe LOZZE - explains incident.] IRA (Irish Republican Army) reported calling for Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher to disengage British from North Ireland. Attacks reported seen as revenge for Mar. attacks on IRA (Irish Republican Army) suspects by British in Gibraltar; scenes shown. [From British Armed Forces Radio, ANNOUNCER - says British subjects in Holland should be vigilant.]

Donaldson, Sam;
Hickey, Jim

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