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Thursday 31 July 2014

Hyde Park bomb - London, 1982: In pictures

Dead horses covered up and wrecked cars at the scene after an IRA bomb exploded as the Household Cavalry was passing, in Hyde Park, London.
Dead horses covered up and wrecked cars at the scene after an IRA bomb exploded as the Household Cavalry was passing, in Hyde Park, London.
A police photographer at the scene of the 1982 car bomb, in which four soldiers died, in Hyde Park, London, as the prosecution of the Hyde Park bombing suspect John Downey has collapsed.
A police photographer at the scene of the 1982 car bomb, in which four soldiers died, in Hyde Park, London, as the prosecution of the Hyde Park bombing suspect John Downey has collapsed.
Cars removed from the scene of the Hyde Park car bomb in which four soldiers died.
Cars removed from the scene of the Hyde Park car bomb in which four soldiers died.

On July 20, 1982, an IRA car bomb left in South Carriage Drive killed four soldiers as they rode through Hyde Park in central London to the changing of the guard.

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