BRITAIN: The Troubles Spill Over

Mrs. Nora Murray, 51, a career civil service worker in the British embassy in Washington, was opening the weekend's accumulation of mail early last Monday morning when she came across a manila envelope addressed to a former military attache. The letter bore a United Kingdom postmark, indicating that it had been sent through the British army postal service. Other than that the letter was slightly heavier and thicker than most letters, she noticed nothing unusual about it. When Mrs. Murray opened the envelope, a spring-loaded bomb blew off her left hand, sprayed...

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