Siege

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DateCountryDetail
06/12/1975
United Kingdom Three armed IRA members take a couple hostage in their home in Balcombe Street, London.
12/12/1975
United Kingdom The Balcombe Street siege ends peacefully when the IRA men release their hostages (John Mathews and Sheila Mathews) and surrender to police.
17/04/1984
United Kingdom WPC Yvonne Fletcher is shot dead when an unknown person within the Libyan embassy fires shots at a crowd of protesters. Ten protesters are wounded.
27/04/1984
United Kingdom The Siege of the Libyan Embassy in London ends 11 days after the shooting of WPC Yvonne Fletcher outside the embassy
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