The Harrods bombing usually refers to the car bombing that occurred at Harrods department store in London on 17 December 1983.
The bomb had been planted by members of the Provisional IRA, although the IRA Army Council later claimed that it had not authorised the attack. IRA members had sent a warning 37 minutes before the explosion, but the area was not evacuated. Six people were killed – three police officers and three civilians.
The store was the target of a much smaller IRA bomb almost ten years later, in January 1993, which injured four people.
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