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U.K.: A Tragedy in Northern Ireland Highlights a Brexit Risk

MIN READApr 19, 2019 | 19:47 GMT

(Stratfor)

A reporter died after being struck by a bullet fired during a riot in Londonderry, Northern Ireland, on the night of April 18, Reuters reported. The civil disturbance broke out in the Creggan area of Londonderry, also known as Derry, in response to a police operation to search for illegal weapons belonging to Irish dissidents. A crowd of angry dissidents threw rocks and Molotov cocktails at the police and set two vehicles on fire. An unidentified masked gunman fired a single shot from a handgun in the direction of the police, fatally striking the journalist, who was standing nearby....

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