TERRORISM: Old Habits Die Hard

TERRORISM: Old Habits Die Hard

Despite the high security imposed in England during the gulf war, the Irish Republican Army last week managed to set off bombs in two of London's main train stations. One pre-dawn explosion at Paddington station did little damage. But a second blast in a trash can at Victoria station during the morning rush hour killed one man and injured 46 other persons. The attacks set off a burst of hoax calls and bottled up nearly 500,000 metropolitan commuters. Coming only 11 days after the I.R.A. lobbed mortar shells at 10 Downing Street, the bombings aim at sustaining the terrorists' claim that...

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