Buncrana families not among those suing PSNI

The Omagh bomb killed 29 people, including three young boys from Buncrana, nineteen years ago today.

Omagh Bomb: nineteen years on and still no justice

The Buncrana families of Omagh bomb victims, Oran Doherty and Shaun McLaughlin, are not among those bringing a legal case against the PSNI.

A number of families are suing the Chief Constable George Hamilton for ‘spectacular failings’ in the investigation, which still hasn’t led to a criminal conviction.

Buncrana boys Oran Doherty (8) and Shaun McLaughlin (12) were among 29 people killed when the Real IRA exploded a car bomb in the County Tyrone market town on August 15, 1998, nineteen years ago today.

The family of bomb victim James Barker (12) have since left Buncrana, while Fernando Blasco Baselga (12) and Rocio Abad Ramos (23), Spaniards on an exchange programme in the town at the time, were also among those murdered.

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Donna Roddy