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Grand Hotel Bombing 1984
The Grand Hotel bombing was a Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) assassination attempt against the top tier of the British government in 1984 that occurred on 12 October 1984 at the Grand Brighton Hotel in Brighton, England. A long-delay time bomb was planted in the hotel by IRA member Patrick Magee, with the purpose of killing Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and her cabinet, who were staying at the hotel for the Conservative Party conference. Although Thatcher narrowly escaped injury, five people were killed including a sitting Conservative MP, and 31 were injured.

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 Clearing the debis after The Grand Hotel bombing Brighton 1984
 Grand Hotel welcomes back The Conservative Party to Brighton 1988
 Margaret Thatcher leaves brighton Police Station after Grand Hotel Bombing Brighton 1984
 John Selwyn Gummer revisits Grand Hotel Brighton after bombing 1984
 The Grand Hotel Kings Road Brighton after the bomb 1984
 Clearing of debris by Firemen at Grand Hotel Brighton 1984

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