Londonderry — A former British soldier will be prosecuted for two murders in the "Bloody Sunday" killings of 13 unarmed Catholic civil rights marchers in Londonderry by British paratroopers in 1972 — one of the most notorious incidents of the Northern Ireland conflict. The evidence was insufficient to charge 16 other former soldiers, Northern Ireland's public prosecution service said on Thursday. Soldiers from the elite Parachute Regiment opened fire on Sunday, January 30 1972, during an unauthorised march in the Bogside, a nationalist area of Londonderry. They killed 13 people and wounded 14 others, one of whom died later. A judicial inquiry into the events of Bloody Sunday, which took place at the height of Northern Ireland's 30-year sectarian conflict, said in 2010 that the victims were innocent and had posed no threat to the military. It was the worst single shooting incident of "the Troubles", although several bomb attacks by rival militant groups claimed higher death tolls, an...

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