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British soldiers killed at IRA funeral

Title
British soldiers killed at IRA funeral
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
21 Mar 1988
Year of production
1988
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Duration
00:03:09
Description
Report on the murder by an IRA mob of two British corporals, Bob Howes and Derek Wood, caught up in the funeral cortege for IRA member Kevin Brady in Andersonstown, Belfast. The victims’ Commanding Officer Lieutenant- Colonel Martin Roberts denying the soldiers were on undercover surveillance duty. Unionist MP Ken Maginnis asking why the army surveillance helicopter did not raise the alarm. Condemnation of the killings from Father Thomas Toner. Ben Brown reporting for AM programme.
Contributors
Ben Brown; Ken Maginnis; Martin Roberts; Thomas Toner
Keywords
Deaths; Northern Ireland; Terrorism; IRA; Funerals; Army; Soldiers; Belfast; Andersonstown; AM (radio programme); Milltown Cemetery; Bob Howes; Derek Wood; Kevin Brady

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