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New IRA admits responsibility for killing N.Ireland journalist: media

LONDON, April 23, 2019 (BSS/AFP) – Dissident republican group the New IRA
Tuesday admitted responsiblity for killing Northern Irish journalist Lyra
McKeen during rioting in Londonderry last week, in a statement to The Irish
News.

The New IRA “offer our full and sincere apologies to the partner, family
and friends of Lyra McKee for her death”, the group said in a statement
reported by the Irish newspaper.

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