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Birmingham pub bombings: IRA bomber names four men he says were responsible

Birmingham pub bombings: IRA bomber names four men he says were responsible
Friday 22
14:40 2019

A convicted IRA bomber known as Witness O has named four men he says were responsible for the 1974 Birmingham pub bombings, telling the inquest he had been given permission to do so by the current head of the IRA in Dublin. Twenty-one people were killed and more than 200 injured when bombs were detonated in two Birmingham city centre pubs – the Mulberry Bush and the Tavern in the Town – on the evening of Thursday 21 November nearly 45 years ago. Giving evidence in court on Friday, the anonymous ex-IRA volunteer said he had been told by the ...

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Summary: A convicted IRA bomber known as Witness O has named four men he says were responsible for the 1974 Birmingham pub bombings, telling the inquest he had been given permission to do so by the current head of the IRA in Dublin. Twenty-one people were killed and more than 200 ...

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