Hyde Park and Regent's Park bombings

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The Hyde Park and Regent's Park bombings occurred on 20 July 1982.[1][2] Members of the Provisional Irish Republican Army used a bomb in each park to attack British military ceremonies in central London.[1][2]

In Hyde Park, a nail bomb in a car exploded. It killed four soldiers and seven horses.[1][2]

In Regent's Park, a bomb underneath a bandstand killed seven military bandsmen.[1][2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Hyde Park IRA bombing
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 IRA bombs rock London's Royal Parks