Disaster victim identification : experience and practice by Sue M Black; et al

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2009). Regret, but No Sorrow for Brighton Bomb. The Guardian Online. uk/politics/2009/oct/14/brightonbomb-anniversary-magee (accessed May 13, 2010). Anscombe, A. (2001). Iain West. His Brilliant Forensic Skills Unravelled IRA and Libyan Plots. The Guardian Online. uk/ news/2001/aug/17/guardianobituaries1 (accessed May 13, 2010). Bennetto, J. & Murdoch, A. (1996). IRA Terror Suspect Questioned by Garda. The Independent Online. html (accessed May 17, 2010). The Brighton Hotel Bombing, October 12, 1984 29 Birch, R.

Operation Otter: Brighton Party Conference Operational Plan. 1), and it remains so today. On May 11, 1985, a fire raged through the crowded east stand at Bradford City’s Valley Parade football ground during the final game of the season. The fire moved at such an unprecedented speed that within 8 1/2 minutes the whole stand was completely engulfed. While many escaped the inferno, the fire resulted in the deaths of 56 individuals and more than 250 spectators were injured. Due to the presence of Yorkshire Television, this became a mass disaster viewed in real time by thousands of football fans, many of whom had relatives at the ground.

The disaster that befell Aberfan on October 21, 1966, was to be indelibly imprinted on the British memory and to become a defining moment not only in mining but also in Welsh history. In total, 144 people died as a result of the disaster, 116 of whom were children under the age of 11—almost half the school register. Of the 28 adults who lost their lives, 6 were school staff. The senior school was largely spared as it started its school day later than the primary pupils. m. who called it in from the Mackintosh Hotel and stated, 12 Disaster Victim Identification: Experience and Practice “I have been asked to inform that there has been a landslide at Pantglas.

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