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Northern Ireland: violence in Londonderry - 29-Year-old killed

Burning cars, heavily armed security forces: In the North Irish city of Londonderry, there has been riots, a 29-Year-old was killed. The police called a "terrorist incident".

On the outskirts of the Northern Irish city of Londonderry is it to come to violence. A young woman had been killed by gunfire, police said via Twitter. The death of the 29-Year-old in the residential area of Creggan will be treated as a "terrorist incident". It is murder were under investigation.

Previously had informed the police in the Creggan incendiary thrown and several shots had been fired. Images from the scene of burning cars, armored police vehicles and heavily armed security forces. To the gifts of the reasons behind the authorities first, not the Details.

In the North-West near the border with the Republic of Ireland

Londonderry around 85,000 inhabitants and is West of the Northern Irish province is located in the extreme North on the border with the Republic of Ireland. There are Catholics who call their city Derry live.

In the British part of the country are paramilitary groups active. Since the beginning of the year exploded with explosives repeatedly in Londonderry, without that it was injured. One of them detonated in January before a court in the middle of the city, after a short time before a warning from the authorities was received.

In the night it came to riots in Londonderry.

concern about the resurgence of the Northern Ireland conflict

it is Unclear whether the recent unrest in connection with the Easter weekend, which is traditionally used for political rallies. Was last grown in the course of the Brexit negotiation the concern that the impending introduction of the border could put border between the British Northern Ireland and the future of the EU belonging to the Republic of Ireland, the spiral of violence.

In the decades-long conflict with Catholic nationalists seeking Union with Ireland, and Protestant unionists who want to remain part of the United Kingdom.

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