The Clonoe ambush
SAS take out four IRA men – Clonoe ambush
The Clonoe ambush happened on 16 February 1992 in the village of Clonoe, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland. A local Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) unit was ambushed by the Special Air Service and 14 Intelligence Company at a graveyard after launching a heavy machine gun attack on the Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) base in Coalisland. IRA members Peter Clancy, Kevin Barry O’Donnell, Seán O’Farrell, and Patrick Vincent were killed, while two others escaped. An SAS soldier was wounded in the operation.
S.A.S KILL 4 IRA MEN WHO ATTACK COALISLAND POLICE STATION.
16 February 1992
Kevin O’Donnell,21) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA),
Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot by undercover British Army (BA) members, in the car park of St Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church, Dernagh, near Coalisland, shortly after…
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