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A Vet Remembers The Hyde Park Bombing

IRA bomb attacks in Hyde Park and Regent's Park in London on 20th July 1982 killed 11 military personnel and 7 horses.

Two IRA bombs were detonated in Hyde Park and Regent's Park in London on 20th July 1982. They left 11 military personnel dead, and injured around 50 people. Seven horses were also killed as the Hyde Park bomb was detonated during the Changing of the Guard procession. Karen Gregor has been speaking to former Army vet, Paddy Davison, who was called to the scene.

Photo: The covered bodies of horses lying in the road after the Hyde Park bombing. Credit: BBC

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