Enniskillen Remembrance Sunday Bombing

Sunday, 8 November, 1987

The Provisional IRA attacked the Remembrance Sunday service in Enniskillen by exploding a bomb near the Cenotaph just prior to proceedings. Eleven people were killed and more than sixty injured. A twelfth person would later die after spending twelve years in a coma. Soldiers of the 4th (Co Fermanagh) Battalion The Ulster Defence Regiment provided immediate first aid and were instrumental in saving many lives. Soon after the attack the Battalion took part in a major operation, mounting foot, mobile and heliborne patrols throughout the Fermanagh area.

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