Tears and relief – Catholics killed by British Army ‘entirely innocent’

Tears and relief – Catholics killed by British Army ‘entirely innocent’ Ballymurphy relatives Patsy Mullan (left), brother of Fr Hugh Mullan, and Liam Quinn, brother of Frank Quinn. Picture by Mal McCann
A priest and nine other Catholics shot dead by the British Army in Belfast in 1971 “were entirely innocent of any wrongdoings” and killed “without justification,” a fresh inquest has found. The coroner described the use of force by the troops as “disproportionate” and there were emotional scenes as families reacted to the vindication of…
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