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Northern Ireland / Belfast Fighting #215251

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Feb 06, 1971
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(Studio) Irish citizens attack British troops in Belfast, North Ireland.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Belfast, North Ireland) Scene of killing 1st British soldier since troops came to North Ireland, 18 mos. ago, detailed; weapons search caused latest fighting.

(Belfast, North Ireland) [Unidentified IRA (Irish Republican Army) SPOKESPERSON - points out British forces obviously wanted to provoke incident; describes dvts. leading up to killing British soldier.] How can you hope to defeat British army? [SPOKESPERSON - says we pick time and place to attack; don't intend direct confrontation, use elements of surprise.]
REPORTER: John Laurence

(Studio) New fighting reported in Londonderry, North Ireland. British Defense Min. announces sending additional troops to North Ireland.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Laurence, John;
Mudd, Roger;
Simon, Bob

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