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Northern Ireland Conflict / Murders #242708

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 06, 1976
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(Studio) Premier Harold Wilson holds emergency meeting in London with regard to North Ireland violence. 600 British troops go to North Ireland. Officials search for killers of 10 Protestants in Cnty. Armagh.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Cnty. Armagh, North Ireland) Republican Action Force takes responsibility for killing 10 Protestants, in retaliation for 5 Catholics killed night before. Group may be IRA (Irish Republican Army) break-away faction. Residents of nearby town in shock. [John STONECHAPMAN - describes bodies of 2 nephews.]
REPORTER: John Laurence

(Belfast, North Ireland) Protestant political and paramil. leaders demand incrd. army activity in south Armagh. [Protestant leader Reverend Ian PAISLEY - says Merlyn Rees should do something to help or go home.]
REPORTER: John Laurence

(Newry, North Ireland) 2000 people walk off jobs to protest sectarian killings in south Armagh area.
REPORTER: John Laurence

Laurence, John;
Mudd, Roger

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