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The World

May 03, 1987

A man taking part in an Irish Republican Army attack on a Belfast police station was killed when a bomb went off prematurely, Northern Ireland police said. A pregnant woman near the heavily guarded joint police and military post in the Catholic Falls neighborhood was injured by shrapnel in the fourth attack on a police station in Ulster's capital in the past week. Police said the victim was seen jumping from a car with what appeared to be two fragmentation grenades in his hands and moving toward the Springfield Road police station when one of the devices detonated and killed him instantly.

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