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After Loughinisland report, question is about extent of loyalist collusion

The Ombudsman Michael Maguire set his investigation against a backdrop of endemic collusion going back to the late 1980s beginning with how loyalists acquired the weapon used in the Loughinisland killings, a VZ58 assault rifle, a Czech version of the AK-47 with terrific firepower of 800 rounds a minute. Picture by Matt Bohill
LET'S  hope the Police Ombudsman’s report on the Loughinisland killings becomes a model for future investigations by his office. Dr Michael Maguire’s welcome report is unique for a number of reasons. First, he was not content with simply looking at the events of the night of the murders in the Heights Bar on June 18, 1994 and the RUC’s failure to investigate properly what happened. The Ombudsman set his investigation against a backdrop of endemic collusion going back to the late 1980s beginning with how loyalists acquired the weapon used in the killings, a[...]
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