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Hyde Park bombing: a shabby compromise in the place of justice

PUBLISHED February 27, 2014

Among the many atrocities that marked out the Troubles in Northern Ireland and their impact on the mainland, the Hyde Park bombing in July 1982 achieved particular notoriety. Four members of the Household Cavalry were killed, along with seven horses, while other animals were left critically injured. The recovery of Sefton, one of the surviving horses, came to symbolise London's defiance of the Provisional IRA.

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