The unmarked police car in which two policemen were shot dead in a Provisional IRA ambush at Clonavaddy, near Pomeroy, Co Tyrone, N Ireland, 25th November 1975. The murdered policemen were Reserve Constable Sam Clarke,Protestant, and Sergeant Patrick Maxwell, Roman Caholic. There were 17 bullet holes in the car and 40 spent AK47 cases at the scene. The police were on a Good Samaritan mission to deliver news of the death of a relative. The message, originally from the Rep of Ireland police, was subsequentally found to be bogus. 197511260754A.
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