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Birmingham pub bombings: no new inquiry

Families of the 21 people who lost their lives in the Birmingham pub bombings 40 years ago have been told there will not be a fresh inquiry into the deaths.

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Sister of Birmingham pub bombings victim: 'It's all a sham'

The relative of a woman who died in the Birmingham pub bombings has described the decision not to re-open the inquiry into attacks as 'a sham'.

Julie Hambleton, whose 18-year-old sister Maxine died in 1974, told ITV News Central that victims' families had been treated like 'cannon fodder'.

She was speaking following a meeting with bosses at West Midlands Police headquarters.

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