Irish terrorism in London in the 1990s

The destruction of the Baltic Tower in the city of London in 1992


The destruction of Bishopgate in the city of London 1993

The British government responded to these atrocities by erecting a ‘ring of steel’ in the city of London. Streets were cordoned off, narrowed and guarded by armed police.

London’s ‘ring of steel’ which introduced armed police for the first time in Britain


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