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15 officers left to police city centre on night of Birmingham pub bombings, reopened inquests told

But having 1,680 uniformed detailed elsewhere for funeral transport arrangements of bomb maker 'in no way affected force efficiency at the scene'.

How it looks today: The former Tavern in the Town is now within a seven-storey office block called King Edward House and the basement is a Chinese buffet restaurant

How it looks today: The former Tavern in the Town is now within a seven-storey office block called King Edward House and the basement is a Chinese buffet restaurant

Date - 1st March 2019
By - Nick Hudson - Police Oracle
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An official police report revealed manpower had been "denuded" to just 15 officers on duty the night terrorists killed 21 people in the Birmingham pub bombings. Numbers had been cut to cover funeral transport arrangements for provisional...
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