Kingsmill Massacre of Protestants by Catholics

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In Kingsmill, Northern Ireland, ten Protestant civilians are taken by force from a minibus and shot dead by people claiming to be members of the South Armagh Republican Action Force. According to the killers, they are retaliating for the murders of six Catholics from the Reavey and O'Dowd families.

Later inquiries reveal that the killers are members of the Provisional IRA and that the victims were chosen for no reason but their religion.

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