2001 BBC bombing
|4 March 2001 BBC bombing|
|Part of the |
|Date||4 March 2001 |
12:30 am – (
|Perpetrators||Noel Maguire, Robert Hulme, Aiden Hulme, James McCormack and John Hannan|
At 12:30 am (0030
Between ten and twenty pounds of high explosive had been placed in a red
BBC cameras caught the moment of the explosion and the resulting damage – which included numerous smashed windows in the front entrance – was seen as day broke.
As the explosion happened just after midnight, some reports of the incident say that it happened on 3 March rather than 4 March.
The bomb was part of a Real IRA bombing campaign which would also include the