#OnThisDay in 1981 the IRA attempted to murder Sir Steuart Robert Pringle, 53, Royal Marines Commandant, by undercar bomb, London. Explosion as he set off to the park on Sunday with his black lab, Bella. 1 leg amputated, 2nd badly injured. Conscious, he asked "What about my dog?"

2:00 PM ยท Oct 17, 2021

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Apart from Black Labrador Bella, who was not physically injured, Sir Steuart had the presence of mind to express concern regarding #SecondaryDevices . Married father of 4; Sir Steuart Pringle died on 18 April 2013, age 85 years old.
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Never forget
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