A 65 year old man was arrested in connection with a bombing that killed 21 people
November 19 According to media, on the 18th local time, a 65-year-old man in Belfast, Northern Ireland, was arrested by the police at his home.
Allegedly, the man was alleged to be related to an explosion that occurred more than 40 years ago, which killed 21 people.
According to reports, the arrest was carried out jointly by the West Midlands counter-terrorist police and the Northern Ireland Police Department.
West Midlands police said that the arrest was based on the relevant anti-terrorism bill and the police are currently investigating the man’s residence. The man will be questioned at the Northern Ireland Police Station.
On the evening of November 21, 1974, local time, an explosion occurred in two pubs in Birmingham, England, resulting in 21 deaths and 220 injuries.
In 1975, 6 people were accused of participating in the bombing, but in 1991, the convictions of these 6 people were revoked and the police began to investigate the case again.
In October 2020, the Secretary of State for the Interior of the United Kingdom stated that he would consider conducting a public investigation into this case.