Explosion, originally attributed to Birmingham Six, killed 21 and injured 1982 — and a documentary is set to identify suspects for the first time
Twenty-one people died and 220 more were injured when two bombs exploded in crowded pubs in Birmingham city centre in November 1974.
Six men were wrongly jailed for the atrocity but were TV DEMAND: Julie VICTIM: Her sister Maxine freed in 1991.
Now ITV is naming James Francis Gavin and another man, whose name the Daily Star cannot print, as the prime suspects who planted the bombs at the Mulberry Bush and the Tavern in the Town.
“What do I want? Me, personally, I want the b******s who killed my sister and the other 20 to be brought to justice”
The programme reveals that in his West Midlands Police interview, the suspect said: “I was told there was something going to happen but I didn’t know there was going to be people killed.”
In the documentary, Julie Hambleton, whose eldest sister Maxine was killed in the blast at the Tavern in the Town, says: “What do I want? Me, personally, I want the b******s who killed my sister and the other 20 to be brought to justice. Short and simple.”