RUC Constable Eric Aiken lies injured in the passenger seat of a patrol car which came under gun attack by the Provisional IRA when it halted at traffic lights at Durham Street-Divis Street. The driver was able to make it back to Springfield Road police station where an ambulance has just arrived. Later police released a statement which said that Constable Aiken was "comfortable". The incident happened August 1971. 19710800083<br />
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RUC Constable Eric Aiken lies injured in the passenger seat of a patrol car which came under gun attack by the Provisional IRA when it halted at traffic lights at Durham Street-Divis Street. The driver was able to make it back to Springfield Road police station where an ambulance has just arrived. Later police released a statement which said that Constable Aiken was "comfortable". The incident happened August 1971. 19710800083

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