Image for Gibraltar victims named

Gibraltar victims named

Duration: 01:16

The three IRA members shot dead in Gibraltar are named as Mairead Farrell, Sean Savage and Daniel McCann. The IRA confirmed that the trip to Gibraltar was a bombing mission.

Daniel McCann had spent time in prison for possessing explosives, while Mairead Farrell was a former hunger striker who also held a prominent position in Sinn Fein.

Available since: Fri 8 Mar 2013

This clip is from

BBC Six O'Clock News 07/03/1988

The latest national and international news.

First broadcast: 07 Mar 1988

Image for 07/03/1988 Not currently available on BBC iPlayer

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Added. Check out your playlist Dismiss