Scene of Provisional IRA explosion, Creggan, near Crossmaglen, South Armagh, N Ireland in which a British Army saracen armoured vehicle drove over a 500lb landmine. One soldier died in the incident. Four other soldiers and a policeman were injured. The blast created a very extensive crater in the road. 9th October 1975. The dead soldier was named as Cpl David Edward Gleeson from Colchester, Essex, UK. 197510090692
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