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Seeley condemns attack on PSNI in Lurgan

25 January, 2016 - by Liam Mackle


Sinn Féin's Catherine Seeley has condemned those who opened fire at the PSNI during disturbances in Lurgan. 

Ms Seeley said; 

"I totally condemn last night's disturbances in Lurgan during which at least one shot was fired at the PSNI and a number of petrol bombs thrown.

"This was clearly an effort to murder police officers but thankfully no one was injured.

"Those responsible for this attack and organising and co-ordinating this rioting and disruption nothing to offer the community.

"Local people and commuters are fed up with these incidents which serve absolutely no purpose except to disrupt lives and services. 

"Recently this activity has disrupted people on their way to work, when preparing their children for school, local doctors’ services have been affected, as has Home Help and other medical services in the area.

"Those behind these attacks have no political vision or strategy.

"It is completely and utterly futile.

"It is important to point out that this does not reflect the views of the community of the north Lurgan area most of whom, I am sure, would strongly agree that those responsible should stop immediately and allow the community to live in peace.” 

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