Crime

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”.

Assistant chief constable Mark Hamilton, from the Police Service of Northern Ireland, said a murder inquiry had been launched after the death in the Creggan area of the city amid unrest on Thursday evening. Petrol bombs were thrown and images from the scene show vehicles alight and others burnt out.

Murder investigation launched after man shot in Birmingham

Victim, 28, has died as a result of the shooting in Erdington at around midday

A murder probe has been launched after a man was shot in a Birmingham street in the middle of the day.

West Midlands police said a 28-year-old man died as a result of the shooting at around midday on Thursday. Police have cordoned off Church Road in the Erdington area of the city and said their inquiries were continuing.

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