Church to release files on Ballymurphy killings

The Catholic Church is set to release eyewitness reports on an incident in West Belfast nearly 40 years ago when 11 people were killed.

A Catholic priest and a mother-of-eight were among the victims in Ballymurphy in August 1971.

British troops claim they opened fire after being shot at, but today the Bishop of Down and Connor will add his voice to the calls for an independent international inquiry.


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