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Battle of Newry Road

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IRA attack British Army Helicopter

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IRA kill 9 RUC officers in mortar attack, Newry (1985)

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40 Local unarmed Irish Civilians attack SAS/RUC unit & free IRA men at Silverbridge 20 feb 1990

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IRA - Anti Air Attack (1988)

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Provisional IRA South Armagh brigade blow up a British Corporal, Crossmaglen, Armagh 21 May 1988

The Battle of Newry Road was a running gun battle between British helicopters and Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) armed trucks, fought along the lanes east of Crossmaglen, County Armagh, on 23 September 1993. The engagement began when an IRA team from the South Armagh Brigade attempted to ambush three helicopters lifting off from Crossmaglen barracks.
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