Bloody Sunday: Derry awaits decision on possible murder trial

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Prosecutors are preparing to announce whether Parachute Regiment soldiers should face trial for murder

Almost half a century after the 1972 Bloody Sunday killings inflamed Northern Ireland’s Troubles, prosecutors in Derry will this week announce whether any Parachute Regiment soldiers should face trial for murder.

The decision by the Public Prosecution Service (PPS) on whether to bring charges over the army shooting of civil rights demonstrators is likely to provoke fresh rounds of recrimination – either among army veterans or within the nationalist community.

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