Black and Tans kill three Civilians in revenge of IRA’s Assassination attempt on RIC District Inspector 1921

#OnThisDay 1921 Black and Tans kill three civilians in Mallow, Cork after an IRA assassination attempt that resulted in the death of the RIC County Inspector’s wife, Mrs King while Mr King was only wounded. One of the three civilians was only 17 years old. Another a father of eight. The third man, a fireman, tried to rescue a wounded victim and was hit and died. 

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