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Queen Elizabeth's gallery was terrorist target

28 October 2009 5:01 AM, PDT | Monsters and Critics | See recent Monsters and Critics news »

Britain's Queen Elizabeth's art gallery was on the Ira death list. Files just released have shown the Irish paramilitary group targeted high-profile London attractions in the 70s - including the gallery at the queen's residence Buckingham Palace - in a two-year bombing campaign. The hit list was found in a London flat raided by police in December 1975 which was occupied by the Ira's Balcome Street gang and used as a Republican bomb factory. The four-man unit - Martin O'Connell, Edward Butler, Harry Duggan and Hugh Doherty - carried out a series of bombings and murders in the 70s. The gang was captured by police on 12 December 1975 after a six-day siege at a flat in Balcome Street, central »

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