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Lyra McKee murder: Journalist shot dead during Derry rioting

Source: BBC

Dissident republicans are being blamed for killing 29-year-old Lyra McKee during rioting after police searches in Derry's Creggan area on Thursday night.

Petrol bombs were also thrown at police Land Rovers.

Assistant Chief Constable Mark Hamilton said the police were "treating the shooting as a terrorist incident" and a murder inquiry had been launched.

There are reports that the trouble broke out after police raids on houses in the Mulroy Park and Galliagh areas.

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Posted by RhodeIslandOne | Fri Apr 19, 2019, 02:37 AM (9 replies)
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