Report into Donegal soldiers death to be released

Pte Hugh Doherty, of Letterkenny, Co Donegal, who was killed in Lebanon
Pte Hugh Doherty, of Letterkenny, Co Donegal, who was killed in Lebanon


A report into the death and disappearance of two soilders is set to shed more light on what happened to them.

Private Hugh Doherty from Co Donegal and Private Kevin Joyce went missing in Lebanon on April 27th, 1981.

Pte Doherty was killed in the attack, and while his body was found, Pte Joyce is still missing.

Defence Minister Simon Coveney was given the report yesterday following a probe by retired judge Roderick Murphy.