Charges dropped against only suspect in 1998 Omagh IRA bombing

David Trimble (3rd L), then Chief Minister for the Northern Ireland Assembly, walks through the town of Omagh with unidentified delegates to survey the damage after a car bomb explosion on August 15, 1998A British court on Tuesday dropped all charges against Seamus Daly, the only suspect in the 1998 Omagh bombing in Northern Ireland that killed 29 people. Daly, a bricklayer, was arrested and charged in 2014 for the atrocity committed by the republican militant Real IRA splinter group. The car bombing, which also injured around 220 people, was the single worst atrocity of the sectarian conflict known as The Troubles.

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