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Former British Soldier Convicted of Shooting Irish Man in Back in 1988 During the Troubles

HeadlineNov 29, 2022

In news from Northern Ireland, a former British soldier has been convicted of killing a Catholic man in 1988. The soldier, David Holden, shot 23-year-old Aidan McAnespie in the back near a British Army checkpoint. Holden is the first British veteran to be convicted of killing an Irish civilian since the 1998 Good Friday Agreement was signed.

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