1988 – Milltown Massacre.

Loyalist gunman Michael Stone kills three people at a funeral for IRA members (Mairead Farrell, 31, Daniel McCann, 30, and Sean Savage, 23,) who were shot in Gibraltar by SAS undercover troops. Stone wanted to kill Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams and others whom he believed to be members of the IRA. He claimed the attack was in retaliation for the IRA bomb in Enniskillen on Remembrance Day which killed 11. The events of this day would have horrible repercussions some days later.


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