This is a list of notable bombings related to the Northern Ireland “Troubles” and their aftermath. It includes bombings that took place in Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland and Great Britain since 1968.
There were at least 10,000 bomb attacks during the conflict (1968–1998).
The Guildford pub bombings occurred on the 5th October 1974 when a subgroup of the Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) detonated two 6-pound gelignite bombs at two pubs in Guildford, Surrey, England. The pubs were targeted because they were popular with British Army personnel stationed at Pirbright barracks. Four soldiers and one civilian were killed. Sixty-five people were wounded. ….
The M62 coach bombing occurred on the 4th February 1974 on the M62 motorway in northern England, when a Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) bomb exploded in a coach carrying off-duty British Armed Forces personnel and their family members.
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