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Belfast undercover soldiers 'killed unarmed civilians'

21 November 2013 Last updated at 09:11 GMT

The BBC's Panorama programme has uncovered evidence that soldiers from a secret unit used by the British Army during the Troubles in the early 1970s, shot unarmed civilians.

Speaking publicly for the first time, members of the Military Reaction Force say they believe the unit saved many lives.

The Ministry of Defence says admissions by the soldiers that they sometimes operated beyond the law will be referred to the police.

John Ware reports.

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