Birmingham pub bombings: Botched IRA warning call caused or contributed to 21 deaths, inquest hears

File photo of the wreckage left at the Mulberry Bush pub in Birmingham after a bomb exploded. Photo: PA

Matthew Cooper

A BOTCHED warning call by the IRA caused or contributed to the deaths of 21 people killed in the 1974 Birmingham pub bombings, an inquest jury at the city's civil court has concluded.