17 December 1983 Harrods bombing
At pm on Saturday, 17 December, the central London Samaritans received a telephone message that the IRA had placed a car bomb.
Christmas shoppers remember Harrods bomb. The bomb exploded just outside Harrods in central London killing six people. . 17 December 1983.
Tribute left at the memorial at Harrods Credit: PA Wire services outside Harrods after the bombing on December 17 1983 Credit: PA Wire. We owe a lot to the bravery aces and 8s the police. The events in the Irish Republic and at Harrods have received international publicity, but the events in Northern Ireland have not. Friend to the attention of my right hon. Irish Republican Socialist Party. He said that the Provisional Sinn Fein consisted of daytime politicians serving the cause of violence and we should seriously consider their proscription.