Northern Ireland: Man Arrested Over Kingsmill Massacre Of 10 Protestant Workmen 40 Years Ago
A man has been arrested on suspicion of the sectarian murders of 10 Protestant workmen in one of the most notorious outrages of the Northern Ireland Troubles.
Sammy Ward
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Robert Nairac
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Eamon Collins
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Maurice Gibson
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