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Attack on Ballygawley barracks

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Provisional IRA East Tyrone Brigade attack on RUC Ballygawley Barracks 7 December 1985

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PIRA East Tyrone Brigade blow up Balleygawley RUC barracks 7 December 1985

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IRA kill 8 British soldiers in landmine attack!.

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Provisional IRA kill 3 British soldiers in landmine attack in Dungannon, Tyrone, 10 September 1972

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DerryAdd: The Border ambush.

On 7 December 1985 the Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) attacked the Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) base at Ballygawley, County Tyrone. Two RUC officers were shot dead and the base was raked with gunfire before being completely destroyed by a bomb, which wounded a further three officers.
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    • Background 

    • The attack 

    • Aftermath