The Troubles in Killeen
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Incidents in and around Killeen during the Troubles resulting in two or more fatalities:
- 27 November 1971 - Ian Hankin (27), Protestant and James O'Neill (39), Catholic, both civilian customs officials, were shot and killed by Provisional Irish Republican Army snipers firing at a British Army patrol which had just arrived after a bomb attack on Killeen Customs Post, near Newry.
- 3 June 1975 - David Thompson (34) and John Presha (30), both Protestant civilians and Alfred Doyle (24), a Protestant off duty member of the Ulster Defence Regiment, were found shot dead by the Provisional Irish Republican Army in David Thompson's car at Killeen.
- 6 December 1975 - James Lochrie (19) and Sean Campbell (20), both Catholic members of the Provisional Irish Republican Army, were killed when a land mine exploded prematurely at Kelly's Road, Killeen.
- 20 May 1985 - William Wilson (28), Stephen Rodgers (19), David Baird (22) and Tracy Doak (21), all Protestant members of the Royal Ulster Constabulary, were killed by a Provisional Irish Republican Army remote controlled bomb, hidden in a parked trailer and detonated when their mobile patrol passed at Killeen.
- 25 April 1987 - Maurice Gibson (74), a Chief Justice and Cecily Gibson (67), both Protestant civilians, were killed by a Provisional Irish Republican Army remote controlled bomb hidden in a parked car and detonated when they drove past at Killeen.
- 23 July 1988 - Robin Hanna (44), Maureen Hanna (44) and David Hanna (6), all Protestant civilians, were killed in a Provisional Irish Republican Army land mine attack on their Shogun jeep at Killeen. It was mistaken for a vehicle carrying Judge Higgins.
- 24 October 1990. Ranger Cyril Smith QGM (Catholic from Northern Ireland) and five British soldiers were all killed when an explosives-laden van driven by Patrick Gillespie (who also died), a Catholic civilian employed by the British Army, exploded at the Killeen checkpoint. Gillespie had been forced to drive the van while the IRA held his wife and children hostage.
- "CAIN". Retrieved 3 March 2015.