British PM Apologizes for N.Ireland’s Bloody Sunday

British PM Apologizes for N.Ireland’s Bloody Sunday

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old-men-embrace.jpgPrime Minister David Cameron apologized on Tuesday for the 1972 killings by British troops of 13 Catholic protesters on Northern Ireland’s Bloody Sunday after a long-awaited report said all those shot were unarmed.

Cameron told parliament the report unequivocally showed there was no justification for the shooting of civilians during a civil rights march in the city of Londonderry.

“What happened on Bloody Sunday was both unjustified and unjustifiable. It was wrong,” Cameron said. “For that, on behalf of the government, and indeed our country, I am deeply sorry.”

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