A Failure of Humanity

Devastated by Terror, The Docklands Bombing Survivors: 20 Years On

A blaze of light and destruction tore through The Docklands as a half-tonne bomb brought a bloody end to a 17-month IRA ceasefire. In an explosion that shook East London, at 7.01pm on February 9th 1996, 80 yards from South Quay Station the IRA detonated a large bomb that killed two people and injured over 40.