Friday, April 22, 2011

NORTHERN IRELAND - A policeman killed in attack

A policeman of 25 years was killed April 2 when a suicide car bomb in the town of Omagh, Northern Ireland. The young man, a Catholic, had completed his training as a police officer three weeks ago. The attack was not claimed but suspicion focused on dissident republicans. According to the daily, the security services and British Intelligence and Irish are more concerned about the technical capacity of terrorist groups opposed to the peace process in Northern Ireland.

It had been held in Omagh the deadliest attack of the conflict in Northern Ireland. On August 15, 1998, 29 people were killed in an attack claimed by the Real IRA.

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