Mother of murdered British soldier 'very upset' at lack of criminal convictions

Mother of murdered British soldier 'very upset' at lack of criminal convictions

The mother of a British soldier killed by dissident republicans in 2009 has said that she is shocked that nobody has been held to account.

A 47-year-old man was cleared of involvement at a retrial in Belfast yesterday, with the judge challenging forensic evidence against him.

Sappers Mark Quinsey and Patrick Azimkar were shot outside Massereene Army barracks in Antrim.

"Very churned up, very upset, my heart's pounding, my stomach's pounding, my head's pounding," said Azimkar's mother Geraldine Ferguson.

"And I just feel sad for Patrick and for Mark."

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