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The World

June 15, 1989

Two suspected members of the IRA have been indicted for attempted murder in two bombing attacks against British military bases in West Germany that wounded 46 people, Kurt Rebmann, West Germany's chief federal prosecutor, said in Frankfurt. Terence Gerard McGeough and Gerard Thomas Hanratty, both 30 and both born in Northern Ireland, have been in prison since they were arrested, heavily armed, near the Dutch border last August. Rebmann said that the two also are charged with "other crimes" not specified. The IRA, fighting to end British rule in Northern Ireland, said it had intended to "inflict a devastating blow" on British North Atlantic Treaty Organization forces stationed in West Germany.

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