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15/06/1996 IRA carries out infamous Manchester bombing

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BBC1 News Report - 15 June 1996 - Manchester bombing

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UK: MANCHESTER: BOMB BLAST IN CITY CENTRE SITUATION UPDATE

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Documentary on the 1996 IRA bomb in Manchester - 'After the Bomb' (2008)

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Manchester man questioned by FBI in bombing investigation

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UK: LONDON: AFTERMATH OF IRA BOMB BLAST

The Manchester bombing was an attack carried out by the Provisional Irish Republican Army in June 1996. The IRA detonated a 1,500-kilogram Lorry bomb on Corporation Street in the center of Manchester. The biggest bomb detonated in Great Britain since World War II, it targeted the city's infrastructure and economy and caused devastating damage, estimated by insurers at £700 million.
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    • Leak 

    • Reconstruction 

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