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September 24, 1988 | From Reuters
A 14-year-old boy took home a bomb that he found in a field and tried to dismantle it with friends in his bedroom, the Royal Air Force said Friday. A spokesman said the boy found the 28-pound bomb lying in a field on the flight path to a North Atlantic Treaty Organization bombing range near Skipsea, in eastern England. He said RAF experts collected the bomb and dismantled it.
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February 18, 1991
Protesters demanding an end to the Gulf War and the withdrawal of Italian forces from the Persian Gulf formed a human chain two miles long at a U.S. naval air station in SIGONELLA, SICILY, police said. About 8,000 people also demonstrated outside the Italian air base at SAN DAMIANO IN NORTHERN ITALY. . . . Hundreds of peace marchers threaded through the Cotswold Hills of SOUTHWESTERN ENGLAND to protest the use of FAIRFORD AIR BASE for Gulf War raids by U.S. B-52 bombers.
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August 18, 1989
The Irish Republican Army vowed to keep attacking British army bases across Europe and stretch Britain's resources and will to the breaking point. The IRA promised a "long, bloody summer" to mark the anniversary of the Aug. 14, 1969, deployment of British troops in Northern Ireland. But the anniversary passed without a single death in the sectarian and political conflict that has now taken almost 2,000 lives in Ulster.
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August 18, 1989
The Irish Republican Army vowed to keep attacking British army bases across Europe and stretch Britain's resources and will to the breaking point. The IRA promised a "long, bloody summer" to mark the anniversary of the Aug. 14, 1969, deployment of British troops in Northern Ireland. But the anniversary passed without a single death in the sectarian and political conflict that has now taken almost 2,000 lives in Ulster.
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February 18, 1991
Protesters demanding an end to the Gulf War and the withdrawal of Italian forces from the Persian Gulf formed a human chain two miles long at a U.S. naval air station in SIGONELLA, SICILY, police said. About 8,000 people also demonstrated outside the Italian air base at SAN DAMIANO IN NORTHERN ITALY. . . . Hundreds of peace marchers threaded through the Cotswold Hills of SOUTHWESTERN ENGLAND to protest the use of FAIRFORD AIR BASE for Gulf War raids by U.S. B-52 bombers.
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February 21, 1989 | From Times Wire Services
Sixty paratroopers, alerted by gunfire from a sentry shooting at suspects, fled to safety Monday minutes before three bomb blasts damaged two living quarters at a British army camp near here, the Defense Ministry said. Only one man was slightly injured by flying glass in the predawn attack on the base of the 2nd Battalion of the Parachute Regiment. The outlawed Irish Republican Army claimed responsibility in a statement to a news agency in Dublin, Ireland.
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August 6, 1988 | United Press International
A bomb believed planted by the outlawed Irish Republican Army exploded Friday at the wall of a British army base, wounding three soldiers and a civilian, authorities said. If the explosion that caused major damage at Roy Barracks is definitely linked to the IRA, it would be the group's fourth attack on a British military target in three weeks.
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February 21, 1989 | From Times Wire Services
Sixty paratroopers, alerted by gunfire from a sentry shooting at suspects, fled to safety Monday minutes before three bomb blasts damaged two living quarters at a British army camp near here, the Defense Ministry said. Only one man was slightly injured by flying glass in the predawn attack on the base of the 2nd Battalion of the Parachute Regiment. The outlawed Irish Republican Army claimed responsibility in a statement to a news agency in Dublin, Ireland.
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September 24, 1988 | From Reuters
A 14-year-old boy took home a bomb that he found in a field and tried to dismantle it with friends in his bedroom, the Royal Air Force said Friday. A spokesman said the boy found the 28-pound bomb lying in a field on the flight path to a North Atlantic Treaty Organization bombing range near Skipsea, in eastern England. He said RAF experts collected the bomb and dismantled it.
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August 6, 1988 | United Press International
A bomb believed planted by the outlawed Irish Republican Army exploded Friday at the wall of a British army base, wounding three soldiers and a civilian, authorities said. If the explosion that caused major damage at Roy Barracks is definitely linked to the IRA, it would be the group's fourth attack on a British military target in three weeks.
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