The journalist died in a shooting during riots
Law enforcement authorities in Northern Ireland have arrested suspects in the murder of journalist Lyra McKee during the riots in Londonderry. About it reports RBC-Ukraine with reference to Reuters.
According to the police service of Northern Ireland, in the course of the investigation were arrested two men suspected in the murder of the journalist during the riots.
“Detectives investigation team has arrested two men aged 18 and 19 years, according to the terrorism act, in connection with the murder (Lyra McKee – ed.)”, – said in a statement to the police.
We will remind, earlier it was reported that in Londonderry the day before the anniversary of the Easter rising of 1916, riots broke out. In the shooting death of the journalist Lyra McKee. Police are treating the murder of the journalist as a terrorist act.
Note, in recent months, divided into Protestant and Catholic communities of Ulster increased the activity of radical forces. It is assumed that it could destabilize the situation in terms of uncertainty of the future border regime between Northern Ireland, which comes from the EU, along with Britain and Ireland.