The leader of the Irish Republican Party, Sinn Féin, apologized for this Sunday. Murder at the hands of an IRA terrorist organization Created in 1979 by Louis Mountbatten, uncle of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
Collected by Daily mail, Irish Republican Army (IRA), Sinn Féin was once a political factionThe conflict between Irish Republicans and those who wanted Northern Ireland to remain in British hands killed Philip’s uncle and Prince Charles’ mentor.
Mary Lou McDonaldNow the leader of the party, he said on Sunday that the bomb attack killed Lord Mountbatten while on holiday with his family in Classiebawn Castle (Ireland), which was “sad” and he “felt regret”.
Prince Philip made his comment the day after his wife, Queen Elizabeth II, was buried in St. George’s Chapel in Windsor. He was 99 years old.
This is the first time the political leader of the Irish Republican Party apologized for the attack. Gerry Adams, Its predecessor Refuse to apologize It was the attack when she met Prince Charles in 2015.
Lord Mountbatten Last Governor of India He was a well-known figure in Ireland and did not participate in the Irish conflict, but in the process of serving as a mentor to Prince Charles, he was a popular figure and oversaw his independence.
The Irish Republican Army has repeatedly threatened to assassinate himIt was closed in 1978. According to reports, snipers tried to shoot the retired admiral from a ship, but were unable to fire due to bad weather.
Lord Mountbatten rejected these threats, jokingly saying: “Who wants to kill an old man?” But in 1979, the IRA managed to use A 23 kg remote control pump Attached to the hull of Lord Mountbatten’s custom fishing boat, Shadow V.
The explosion occurred during the 79-year-old lord’s annual vacation at Classiebawn Castle in Slago County, which was close to an area where the IRA was active. With his family.
August 27, 1979The earl took six people to Shadow V: his daughter Patricia; her husband, Lord John Braborn; her 14-year-old twins Timothy and Nicholas; and There is Lord Braborn’s mother, the widow, Mrs. Doreen Braborn.
The journey takes about 30 minutes, The bomb was detonated, Immediately killed Lord Mountbatten, Nicholas and crew member Paul Maxwell (Paul Maxwell). Mrs. Braborn died of injuries the next day.