§ Mr. Eggar
Three members of the diplomatic service and an assistant cultural attache have been victims of terrorist attack in the period 1976 to 1985. The table shows the date and location of the attacks. None of the attackers was apprehended.
Diplomatic service: Terrorist attacks Date Country Type of attack 21 July 1976 Irish Republic Ambassador's car attacked by command wire bomb device. The ambassador, Mr. Ewart-Biggs killed together with passenger. Other passenger and driver injured. 22 March 1979 Netherlands Ambassador, Sir Richard Sykes and footman killed at residence entrance by small arms fire. Driver wounded. 28 March 1984 Greece Assistant cultural attache, Mr. K. Whitty (a member of the British Council) and local employee killed in car by small arms fire. 27 November 1984 India Deputy high commissioner, Bombay, Mr. P. Norris, killed in car by small arms fire.