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Great Britain / IRA Attacks #115693

ABC Evening News for Monday, May 02, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Promise by British authorities to review security measures for their troops across Europe following attacks by IRA (Irish Republican Army) on British soldiers in Netherlands reported Report introduced.

(London, England: Jim Hickey) British security measures described; scenes shown. [In West Germany, British air base commander Captain Alastair McKAY - comments.] Scenes shown of aftermath of attacks on British off- duty soldiers in Holland; IRA's revenge for killings of IRA (Irish Republican Army) suspects by British in Gibraltar in Mar. noted. Criticism of British handling of Gibraltar incident detailed. [Thames television eyewitness Carmen PROETTA - explains incident.] [Ex-bomb disposal ofr. Lieutenant Colonel George STYLES - says taking out IRA (Irish Republican Army) cleanly is only way.] Incr. in violence following that preemptive strike in Gibraltar noted.

Hickey, Jim;
Jennings, Peter

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