Man charged over Lisburn Army bomb

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A man is to be charged with bombing Army headquarters in Northern Ireland, it was revealed last night. He comes from north Belfast and is expected to appear in court in the city today.

One soldier died following the no-warning IRA double bomb attack at Thiepval barracks in Lisburn, Co Antrim, on 7 October. More than 30 others, many of them civilians, were injured when two car bombs went off within minutes of each other after being driven through the "pass-holders only" entrance at the barracks.

Irish gardai yesterday seized grenades and bomb-making equipment on a remote farm in Co Louth near the border with Northern Ireland. The find - the second important one this week - was made close to where IRA mortars of the type used in the 1994 Heathrow airport attack were discovered last month.

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