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Terrorism

Volume 975: debated on Tuesday 11 December 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will make a statement about the terrorist incidents which occurred in Lurgan, County Armagh, on 26 and 28 November.

In the early evening of 26 November a blast incendiary device detonated in a solicitor's office at Church Place, Lurgan, injuring two people, one seriously. A second blast incendiary device was neutralised. Damage was not extensive.At about 2030 hours on 28 November, a fire, believed to have been started by a petrol bomb, broke out in Brownlow House, Lurgan. Serious damage was caused to one wing of the building.The Royal Ulster Constabulary is continuing its investigations into these incidents.