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Real IRA deny Burns' killing 14.02.08

GARDAI are continuing their probe into the shooting dead of a man in Donnyloop on Tuesday night.
The victim was named locally as 27-year old Andrew Burns from Strabane, County Tyrone.
State Pathologist Marie Cassidy arrived at the scene yesterday and the body was removed to Letterkenny Hospital for post mortem. The Garda Technical Bureau began a forensic examination of the scene. The Real IRA yesterday denied carrying out the murder. It is understood the victim was taken from a car and shot outside Doneyloop chapel at around 7.30pm. The incident has left the quiet border village reeling. Meanwhile, Sinn Féin called on anyone with information on the killing to tell the Gardai.
Senator Pearse Doherty said: “There has been concern for a number of months now at a rise in border crime. However, the killing of a man last night close to where an event was taking place in a local community centre has sent shockwaves through the community."
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