Derry: woman killed in ‘terrorist’ act, say Northern Ireland police
Petrol bombs thrown and shots fired in Creggan area of city
A 29-year-old woman has died after shots were fired in Derry, with police in Northern Ireland treating the death as a “terrorist incident”. The victim was reported locally to have been a journalist and author who was covering the unrest taking place in the Creggan area of the city.
Assistant chief constable Mark Hamilton, from the Police Service of Northern Ireland, said a murder inquiry had been launched after the death on Thursday evening. Petrol bombs were thrown and images from the scene show vehicles alight and others burnt out.