British army collusion in massacring Irish musicians

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This 2013 video from Ireland says about itself:

UDR massacre innocent Miami Showband

The Miami Showband killings (also called the Miami Showband Massacre) was an attack by the Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) some of whom were also members of the UDR, on 31 July 1975.

The UDR, Ulster Defence Regiment, 1970-1992, was an infantry regiment of the British army.

By Bernadette Hyland in Britain, Thursday, August 30, 2018:

Book Review: Survivor of Miami Showband Massacre during Ireland’s ‘Troubles’ seeks justice
by Stephen Travers and Neil Fetherstonhaugh
(Frontline Noir, £9.99)

ON July 31 1975 the popular group The Miami Showband were travelling back home across the border into the North of Ireland. They were stopped by a fake army patrol made up of Ulster Defence Regiment soldiers and members of the loyalist paramilitary Ulster Volunteer Force at a fake checkpoint outside Newry.

As the men were lined up outside the…

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