NORTHERN IRELAND: Now, Bloody Tuesday

Ulster had its Bloody Sunday —Jan. 30 of this year, when 13 Catholics were killed by British paratroopers in Londonderry's Bogside (TIME, Feb. 14). Last week, at the British army's 16th Parachute Brigade headquarters in Aldershot, 40 miles south of London, an event occurred that could go down in history as Bloody Tuesday. Just before lunchtime, a Ford Cortina containing 280 Ibs. of gelignite exploded beside the unguarded officers' mess. The blast tore through the concrete-slab building, injuring 19 and killing seven—five women, a civilian gardener and a Catholic chaplain who had been decorated for his attempts to bring...

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