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Thursday 18 December 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.
The flag-draped coffin carrying Lt Anthony Daly, the Blues and Royals officer killed in the Hyde Park bombing in 1982.
The Duke of Edinburgh's car passing the site of the 1982 Hyde Park bomb in which four soldiers died.
Trooper Michael Pedersen and Sefton, the Blues and Royals horse he was riding that was injured in the Hyde Park bombing.
Police forensic officers working on the remains of the IRA car which housed the Hyde Park car bomb in which four soldiers died in London in 1982.
The Household Cavalry horse Sefton, the Blues and Royals horse injured in the Hyde Park bombing (second right, white blaze), returning with the cavalry escort for the Queen's procession after the State opening of Parliament.
Household Cavalry officer, Lieutenant Denis Richard Anthony Daly, who died from his wounds sustained from an IRA bomb explosion in Hyde Park.
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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