The Saville Inquiry into the Bloody Sunday killings found the actions of British soldiers was ``both unjustified and unjustifiable'', British Prime Minister David Cameron told MPs this afternoon.
The order that sent British soldiers into the Bogside in Derry ``should not have been given'', the inquiry finds, said Mr Cameron.
Mr Cameron said the report found none of those killed by British soldiers was armed with firearms and no warning was given by the soldiers.
The casualties were down to the soldiers ``losing their self control'', said Mr Cameron - who told MPs: ``I am deeply, deeply sorry.''
The Prime Minister said the tribunal found some soldiers had ``knowingly put forward false accounts''.