McGuinnesss Anger Following Bloody Sunday

McGuinness's Anger Following Bloody Sunday

Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness
said today he would have killed every single British soldier
in Derry in the aftermath of Bloody Sunday if he had been
able to.

The self confessed former IRA man said feelings were running
so high in the wake of the killings he would have had no
difficulty killing every soldier in the city.

A total of 13 civil rights marchers in the Bogside area of
Derry in 1972 were shot dead by paratroopers. A 14th died
later from his injuries.

Derry born and raised Mr McGuinness, the Sinn Fein MP and
MLA, said the shooting "hardened our attitudes considerably".

Speaking during a wide-ranging interview on RTE - the Irish
State radio - he said: "There is no doubt whatsoever that in
the aftermath of Bloody Sunday there was a renewed
determination to oppose the British army and the RUC."

"If I had had the ability to kill every single British
soldier that was on the streets of Derry I would have killed
every single one of them without any difficulty whatsoever."

The report of the official inquiry into Bloody Sunday is
still nowhere near being ready the British government
revealed recently.

What has become the longest running inquiry in UK legal
history has run up a bill of £181.2 million (£1 = $1.94) so
far, Northern Ireland Secretary Shaun Woodward revealed in a
Commons written reply earlier this month.

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