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Subject

Hyde Park bomb

Event   From 20/7/1982 To 20/7/1982

Categories: Terrorism, Tragedy

A large nail bomb hidden in a car parked on South Carriage Drive exploded as the Queen's Life Guard passed.  It was set by the IRA and probably controlled remotely.  Four members of The Blues and Royals lost their lives.  Twelve soldiers and six civilians were injured.  Seven horses died.  A seriously injured horse, Sefton, survived and became well-known, being awarded "Horse of the Year".

Two hours later a bomb in Regent's Park exploded.

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Hyde Park bomb

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51469

Hyde Park bomb

{On 20 July 1982 at this spot, a terrorist bomb was exploded as The Queen's L...

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58721

Hyde Park bomb - the horses

{Plaque on the south end:} This trough was donated to the City of London in 1...

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