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# McGurk's Bar

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Families of bombing victims say they have 'damning proof' police lied about it being 'an IRA own-goal'
Fifteen people were killed in the UVF attack on McGurk’s Bar in Belfast in 1971.
Families of victims of deadliest Belfast bombing of The Troubles say PSNI has 'questions to answer'
Fifteen people were killed when a bomb exploded in McGurk’s Bar in north Belfast in December 1971.
Paint thrown over memorial at site of deadliest Belfast bombing of The Troubles
More than a dozen Catholics died in the 1971 attack.
69-year-old man arrested over Belfast bomb that killed 15 people in 1971
One man was convicted of all 15 murders in 1978.
75-year-old man arrested over deadly UVF bomb at Belfast pub in 1971
Fifteen people died in the bomb at McGurk’s Bar in north Belfast more than four decades ago.
Ombudsman’s report critical of investigation into McGurk’s bombing
The Police Ombudsman has said an “investigative bias” led to the wrong parties being accused of perpetrating the atrocity – which resulted in the deaths of 15 people, including two children.