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Northern Ireland

Volume 893: debated on Tuesday 17 June 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Defence if he will make a statement on the denial by the Army of a statement by the RUC that a bomb was the cause of the explosion at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Kilfedder, Garrison, Co. Fermanagh, as a result of which Mrs. Margaret Kilfedder was killed on Sunday 1st June 1975.

Forensic investigations have established that the explosion was caused by a bomb, made up of approximately 201bs. of commercial explosive, which had been placed against the outer wall of the house. No statement was issued by the Army at any time denying or disagreeing with the RUC's conclusions as to the cause of the explosion.