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Rare RUC water cannon from Troubles-era goes on sale

A rare police water cannon built to tackle rioting in Northern Ireland has been auctioned.

One-off: last surviving RUC riot control vehicle looks set for restoration

One-off: last surviving RUC riot control vehicle looks set for restoration

Date - 15th February 2021
By - Chris Smith
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A 26-tonne riot control lorry built at the height of The Troubles to deploy a water cannon is set for a new home after being bought for just £3,100 in an online auction. But as the 1970 Foden hasn’t had one careful owner, the dents...
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