2 British soldiers killed in N. Ireland gun ambush
ANTRIM, Northern Ireland â Leaders of Northern Ireland's Catholic-Protestant government pledged to keep the peace Sunday after suspected IRA dissidents fatally shot two off-duty British soldiers meeting pizza deliverymen at a barracks entrance.
The two senior figures in the 22-month-old coalition postponed a U.S. trip and pledged to intensify their cooperation in response to the first deadly attack on British security forces in 12 years.
Police said the gunmen opened fire from a car outside the base, then shot at least some victims at close range as they lay on the ground. Four soldiers were hit, two fatally. Also shot were the two deliverymen, a local teenager who was seriously wounded and a Polish immigrant still in critical condition Sunday night.
Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness said Irish Republican Army dissidents were trying to rekindle sectarian bloodshed and force Britain to...
Willie Frazer, Advocate for the "real victims" of the Troubles puts this tragic event in its' proper perspective in his most recent commentary of March 9, 2009, entitled, Sinn Fein must give names to Police'
God's Word in Jeremiah 22:15-16 reveals the singular origin of Northern Ireland's ongoing troubles . . the elevation of terrorists to government:
"Shalt thou reign, because thou closest thyself in cedar? did not thy father eat and drink, and do judgment and justice, and then it was well with him?
He judged the cause of the poor and needy; then it was well with him: was not this to know me? saith the LORD.
Interesting how the news media calls them "dissident" republicans/loyalists, Islamic "extremists", Chechen "separatists", Iraqi "insurgents". How about TERRORISTS. Why should we have to apologize for murderers by calling them by another name?
When you shoot an unarmed man, wether in uniform or not,, I call that Murder. But then that`s to be expected from terrorists.... That word terrorists... the UK mainstream Media will not let "that word" pass their lips.