A MARS bar carried by a victim on Bloody Sunday has gone on display as part of a new Ulster Museum exhibit to mark the 50th anniversary of the killings.
Developed in collaboration with Museum of Free Derry, the display features the chocolate bar carried by 17-year-old victim Michael Kelly and a jacket worn by 17-year-old Michael Quinn.
Mr Kelly was one of 13 people shot dead when members of the British Army's Parachute Regiment opened fire on civil rights demonstrators in Derry on January 30 1972.
A fourteenth person died later.
Fifteen people, including Michael Quinn, were injured.
More people were killed during 1972 than in any other year of the Troubles.
National Museums NI said it was committed to commemorating the events of that year.
William Blair, director of collections at National Museums NI, said it has planned a series of events which will "offer the opportunity for visitors to reflect on the past and on our shared future".
"Although 50 years have passed since the events that unfolded on Bloody Sunday, its legacy, and that of the Troubles era, is still very much felt by all communities today," he said.
"The objects on display represent the impact of a day that shaped our history, and they will resonate powerfully with our visitors."
Karen Logan, senior curator of history at National Museums NI, said the anniversary of Bloody Sunday "continues to have an impact on Northern Ireland".
"We also thank the family members for lending their voices so we can better understand that impact and continue to share with our visitors, as part of our The Troubles and Beyond gallery, the many perspectives of this complex time," she said.
Ulster Museum will host an online event on Thursday February 3 which will include a talk by some of the Bloody Sunday families on the meaning of the personal artefacts.
To register to attend the event visit www.nmni.com/whats-on/bloody-sunday-50-years-on
Meanwhile, fourteen bells have gone on display at the Museum of Free Derry to remember those killed.
The silenced bells, created and donated by Newry artist Greag Mac a'tSaoir, include the victims' initials.
The bells have been arranged to show where they were each killed in the Bogside.
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