NBC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 20, 1988
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Great Britain Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher's comments on murder of British soldiers in North Ireland reported Report introduced.
(Belfast, North Ireland: Stephen Frazier) Yesterday's murder of two British soldiers during funeral here reported; scenes shown of Protestant funeral in Muckross. [Saint John's Church Reverend Gordon ROYCROFT - calls IRA band of murderers.] [In Saint Agnes Church, Reverend Tom TONER - says we can't condone these murders.] Scenes shown of incident involving angry Catholics attacking British soldiers' car. [Priest Reverend Alex REID - says tried to keep soldier alive until ambulance came.] Priest reported pulled away from wounded soldier by mob; photograph shown. Police search for bomb on church grounds shown.