Omagh bomb: ‘Real prospect attack could have been prevented’


It is plausible that there was a real prospect the 1998 Omagh bombing could have been prevented by the security services, a judge has ruled.

Mr Justice Mark Horner also called for new investigations on both sides of the Irish border.

He made the ruling at Belfast High Court in a case brought by Michael Gallagher, whose son Aiden was one of the victims.

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Source: BBC News