Pc Yvonne Fletcher
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Pc Yvonne Fletcher shooting: How it was reported in 1984

On 17 April 1984, PC Yvonne Fletcher was shot dead outside the Libyan embassy in London, where she had been helping to control a small demonstration.

The killing led to the UK suspending diplomatic relations with Libya.

Here is how the death was reported on the Nine O'Clock News on the BBC that evening.

  • 19 Nov 2015