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04/02/1974 Soldiers and children are killed in coach bombing

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IRA M62 Coach Bombing February 1974 news report

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SYND 4-2-74 AFTERMATH OF ARMY COACH BOMB EXPLOSION IN BATLEY

The M62 coach bombing occurred on the M62 motorway in northern England, when a Provisional Irish Republican Army bomb exploded in a coach carrying off-duty British Armed Forces personnel and their family members. Twelve people were killed by the bomb, which consisted of 25 pounds of high explosive hidden in a luggage locker on the coach.
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