Man arrested in connection with Bloody Sunday killings


An unnamed 66-year-old former British soldier was arrested in connection with the “Bloody Sunday” deaths of 14 people in Derry in 1972, according the Police Service of Northern Ireland. The shootings, occurring before the three decades of violence that killed almost 3,000 people, hardened anti-British sentiments in Ireland. Although the Irish Republican Army had committed acts of violence themselves, the British government deemed the 14 deaths as too atrocious to be viewed as equal.


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