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£1.3m Bloody Sunday payout

The families of 13 people killed by soldiers in Northern Ireland on Bloody Sunday have been ­offered £50,000 each in ­compensation.

Paratroopers opened fire on innocent civil rights marchers in Londonderry in 1972.

Thirteen others seriously injured have also been offered £50,000 each as part of a compensation package from the Ministry of Defence worth about £1.3 million.

Kate Nash, whose brother William was killed, said: “My brother cannot be replaced and all the money in the world won’t bring him back.”

A solicitor for one of the families said the offer was derisory.

 
 
 

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