The Troubles in Killeen

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The Troubles in Killeen recounts incidents during, and the effects of, The Troubles in and around the village of Killeen, County Armagh, Northern Ireland.

Incidents in and around Killeen during the Troubles resulting in two or more fatalities:

1971[edit]

1975[edit]

1985[edit]

1987[edit]

1988[edit]

1990[edit]

  • 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.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "CAIN". Retrieved 3 March 2015. 

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