The Canary Wharf bombing evacuation

Terry Kirby remembers being hit by a shockwave from the Provisional Irish Republican Army bombing of Canary Wharf in 1996. Although he and The Independent staff were forced to evacuate the building, they worked in a nearby pub in order to produce a paper that day–unlike most other papers in the area.

Storyteller: Terry Kirby

Date of Story: 9 February, 1996
Location of Story: Canary Wharf, London, UK
Location: London, UK
Date: 22 March, 2016