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PM apologises 'unreservedly' over killing of 10 civilians in Ballymurphy

Sky News Wednesday, 12 May 2021
PM apologises 'unreservedly' over killing of 10 civilians in BallymurphyBoris Johnson has apologised "unreservedly" on behalf of the UK government over the killing of 10 innocent civilians in Ballymurphy, west Belfast, in 1971.
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The UK Government must apologise “as a bare minimum” to the families of 10 innocent civilians killed in west Belfast in 1971 in shootings involving the Army, Northern Ireland’s deputy First Minister said.Speaking alongside Michelle O’Neill at a joint appearance at Clandeboye Golf Club in Bangor, Co Down, First Minister Arlene Foster recognised the Ballymurphy families’ fight for 50 years to clear their names, adding there are many others who are continuing to fight for justice.

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Patsy Mullan visits the grave of his brother Fr Hugh Mullan in Portaferry, Northern Ireland, on the eve of the publication of the findings of the Ballymurphy inquests. Fr Mullan was among 10 people shot dead in west Belfast 50 years ago in August 1971.Findings will be published on May 11 following fresh inquests into the fatal shootings in disputed circumstances involving the Army in west Belfast 50 years ago.

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