A British army veteran known as 'Soldier F' was charged in Derry on Thursday with two murders after opening fire on civil rights protesters in Northern Ireland in 1972, an event known as Bloody Sunday.

He is also facing four attempted murder charges.

Footage shows families of the victims of Bloody Sunday marching with photos of their deceased loved ones, calling for justice.

“The total cost of Bloody Sunday cannot be measured just in terms of those who suffered that day, but must also be measured in terms of those who suffered because of that terrible day,” said John Kelly, the brother of one of the victims.

The events of Bloody Sunday took place on January 30, 1972 in Derry, when British soldiers, including 'Soldier F', killed 14 unarmed civilians.

Only 'Soldier F' has been charged, however, while 16 other former paratroopers and two former members of the IRA will face no action.


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