After the fatal shooting of a journalist during the riots in Londonderry, the police have detained two young men. The police suspect that the attack of the Irish nationalists ended.
After the death of the journalist Lyra McKee in Northern Ireland two young men have been arrested. The men are 18 and 19 years old, the police announced. You will be interrogated in Belfast, the capital of the British part of the country,. Earlier, police had released a Video of Friday evening with a Suspect.
The 29-Year-old McKee had been shot dead in violent clashes in the city of Londonderry. A bullet hit her head; she died in the hospital. The investigators expect to see a "terrorist incident". You suspect that behind the fact, a militant Republican group called the New IRA. Politicians from the UK and the Republic of Ireland condemned the act sharp.
In Northern Ireland had been raging for decades a civil war in which thousands of people were killed and tens of thousands were injured. In the conflict of Catholic nationalists seeking Union with Ireland, and Protestant unionists who want to continue to belong to Britain.
On Easter weekend to remember the Irish Catholic nationalists of every year in the Easter uprising against the British in Dublin in 1916. 21 years ago the North of Ireland was ended in conflict with the good Friday agreement.
fear of new unrest in Northern Ireland
issues of the day at 23:15, 19.04.2019, Annette Dittert, ARD London
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