The burning of Bombay Street

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In 1969, a sectarian mob burned 1,500 residents from their homes on Bombay Street, Belfast, 44 years ago this week, helping to give rise the Provisional IRA. Originally recorded in 1999, the following are the recollections of people who bore the brunt of one of the worst loyalist pogroms of the recent conflict.

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