Arthur Murphy, who was a passenger in the car, in which Harry Thornton, 28 years, from Crossmaglen, Co Armagh, was shot dead by a soldier 7th August 1971. The car in which Murphy and Thornton were travelling past Springfield Road police station back-fired twice. It is alleged in response to what he though were shots a soldier opened fire. Mr Murphy was taken into custody and when released several hours later his face was swollen and bandaged. 197108070341a
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