A 41-year-old man was charged Thursday with murder and other charges in connection with the deaths of two British soldiers at a base in Massereene, Northern Ireland, earlier this month, police said.
The man, who was not named, was charged with two counts of murder, five counts of attempted murder and a single count of possession of a firearm and ammunition with intent to kill, police said. He was expected to appear in court Friday morning.
The 41-year-old man was one of six suspected dissident republicans whose lawyers successfully challenged a court order granting detectives more time to question them in the case, British news reports said. Read full article »