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British soldier to face murder charges over 1972 'Bloody Sunday', reigniting controversy

A former British soldier will be prosecuted for two murders in the "Bloody Sunday" killings of 13 unarmed Catholic civil rights marchers in Londonderry by British paratroopers in 1972 - one of the most notorious incidents of the Northern Ireland conflict. [Source]

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Origin: reuters.com

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