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Omagh victim's father 'regrettably' agrees with PPS decision

Michael Gallagher's son, Aiden, was one of 29 people killed in the 1998 blast.
Michael McHugh, PA
A victims' campaigner has said he agreed with the decision to drop the Omagh bomb trial. Michael Gallagher's son, Aiden, was one of 29 people killed in the 1998 blast. Mr Gallagher said: "This was a difficult case and hinged on the testimony of one individual and that one individual did not seem to be up to meeting the test needed to put someone behind bars. "For that reason I agree with the decision, regrettably, that happened today. "There was no other option for the Public Prosecution Service or the judge but to deliver the verdict that we have just heard.[...]
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