18/11/2020

65-Year-Old Man Arrested In Connection With Birmingham Pub Bombings

A 65-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the 1974 Birmingham pub bombings.

Twenty one people were killed and some 220 people injured when bombs exploded at the Mulberry Bush and the Tavern in the Town on the night of 21 November, 1974.
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Days before the 46th anniversary of the bombing, officers from Counter Terrorism Policing West Midlands CTU, working with the PSNI, arrested the 65-year-old man at his home in Belfast under the Terrorism Act. A search of the man's home is underway.

It is understood the man is in custody and will be interviewed under caution.


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