IRA volunteers fire a volley of shots fired over the grave of 19 year Eamonn Lafferty in the City Cemetry, Londonderry. Lafferty, a native of Derry, died in a gun battle with British soldiers on 18 August 1971. The gun battle was triggered by the military moving into the Bogside to remove barricades, following the earlier shooting dead of the first soldier to be killed by either IRA faction in the city. The volley of shots tooks place some time after Lafferty's funeral....more »
Copyright Larry Doherty.