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Why a Hard Border in Ireland Would be a Dangerous Outcome

The article covers events when the hard border was in place during the 1968-1998 Troubles, recounting how armed British soldiers boarded school buses conveying schoolchildren between schools between the border, the Provisional IRA (PIRA) planting improvised explosive devices at border points targeting British soldiers and the violence and shootings by PIRA and the British Army.