Bloody Sunday soldiers 'could face arrest' - report

Up to 20 retired British soldiers face being arrested and questioned by police for murder, attempted murder or criminal injury over the Bloody Sunday shootings more than 40 years ago, it was reported today.

Bloody Sunday soldiers 'could face arrest' - report

Up to 20 retired British soldiers face being arrested and questioned by police for murder, attempted murder or criminal injury over the Bloody Sunday shootings more than 40 years ago, it was reported today.

Prosecutions are looming in connection with the shootings in Derry on January 30, 1972, in which 13 people were killed, according to the Sunday Times.

The newspaper quotes a source close to the police who has seen UK government files on the investigation.

It comes three years after the Saville Report revealed that all those shot by paratroopers in the Bogside in Derry were unarmed and that the killings were both "unjustified and unjustifiable".

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