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Two arrests after murder of journalist
The Northern Ireland police reports, after the murder of the journalist Lyra McKee, two men arrested. The investigators believe that Irish nationalists are behind the attack. the

The police service of Northern Ireland has taken after the fatal shooting of a journalist in Londonderry two Suspects. The two men were 18 and 19 years old, police said on Saturday. They had been arrested in connection with the murder of the woman. Earlier, police had released a Video of Friday evening with a Suspect.

The 29-year-old Lyra McKee had been killed on Thursday in the Wake of clashes in Londonderry. She was not at the time as a journalist in the service. Against 23:00, Armed, shots have been fired on the police, McKee had been from a bullet to the head hit, and later in hospital of her injuries succumbed. The authorities viewed the incident as a terrorist act.

New IRA could be suspected behind the attack

put The police that the attack of the Irish nationalists ran out, probably from the militant organization New IRA. She had known in March, to package bombs, which had appeared in London and Glasgow.

In the crime scene vicinity on the outskirts of Londonderry had been thrown before the murder of more than 50 IEDs at police. Vehicles burned. Previously, police had searched the neighborhood for weapons. The trigger for the clashes a house search, the police wanted to prevent, according to its own information for the weekend planned violent attacks.

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 the United Kingdom. The new riots have occurred at a time when the Irish Catholic nationalists of the uprising against the British in 1916 to remember.

gained notoriety Londonderry by the so-called blood Sunday, the wall paintings are reminiscent of houses. British paratroopers shot and killed there on may 30. January 1972 - "Bloody Sunday" - 13 Catholic demonstrators. Another died months later from his injuries.

Since the beginning of the year exploded in Londonderry, repeated explosive devices, without that it had been injured. One of the explosives detonated in January before a court in the middle of the city.

tensions could be exacerbated by the Brexit

more than 20 years after the peace the good Friday agreement paramilitary groups active. They act like a state within a state, and Finance, among other things, by the drug trade. The armed groups hope to gain from a resurgence of the conflict, a new legitimacy and money.

In Brexit negotiations, the UK's exit from the European Union wants to prevent the EU necessarily has a hard border between Ireland and Northern Ireland. Otherwise, it is feared that the tensions in Northern Ireland could be re-tightened. If the killing of the journalist in connection with the Brexit, and the border issue is still unclear. Politicians from the UK and the Republic of Ireland condemned the act sharp.

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