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IRA Bombings / London Trains #244976

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Mar 21, 1976
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(Studio) British police use dogs in search for IRA (Irish Republican Army) bombers. 6 arrested in Lavender Hill part of south London.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(London, England) IRA (Irish Republican Army) attacked transit system. Bomb found and defused February 13, 1976, at Oxford Circus subway station 8 hurt on March 9 when bomb exploded in deserted train. 9 hurt when bomb wrecked train March 15. Driver shot and killed by gunman whom police captured. Man hurt on March 16 when bomb explodes on empty train. Large bomb defused March 17. No warnings given for bombs. Scotland Yard puts up signs and begins media campaign for mass transit passengers. 1000 police assigned to subway. [Bomb squad commander, Roy HABERSHON - says public must be their own security.] [MAN - says have to use trains.] [WOMAN - says she's worried.] [2nd MAN - says will keep eye out for strange packages or parcels.]
REPORTER: Bob Simon

Reporter(s):
Schieffer, Bob;
Simon, Bob
Duration:
00:03:10

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