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Joe McCann: Trial of two soldiers collapses

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The two soldiers accused of the murder of an Official IRA man in 1972 have been formally acquitted after their trial collapsed.

Joe McCann, 24, was shot in disputed circumstances in Joy Street in the Markets area of Belfast in April 1972.

Soldiers A and C, both in their 70s, had pleaded not guilty.

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