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Newry and Mourne Mayor comments on road deaths

23 November, 2008

Sinn Féin Mayor of Newry and Mourne Colman Burns has stated that news of further fatalities on our roads had caused great shock and sadness throughout the community.

Offering his sympathies on behalf of the people of Newry and Mourne to the families of all who had been tragically killed over the weekend, he said

"The latest fatalities in which four PSNI Officers have been killed on top of news of the death of a 45 year old woman from the Newry area on Friday night, all through road traffic incidents, has caused great shock and despair throughout the community.

"Our thoughts, and prayers must primarily be with the families and friends of those killed who presently are trying to come to terms with such dreadful news. These are tragic deaths and I am sure the sympathy of everyone in Newry and Mourne Community goes out to the families." ENDS

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