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Paras to be let loose on rioters

Issue No. 2288

Soldiers from the Parachute Regiment are being trained to be deployed if there are more riots in Britain.

The last time the Paras were used for “crowd control” was Bloody Sunday, when they killed 13 peaceful marchers.

Some 3,000 people marched in Derry last week to mark the 40th anniversary.

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Sat 4 Feb 2012, 00:00 GMT
Issue No. 2288
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