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McCallion urges support for community vigil following murder

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Sinn Féin MP Elisha McCallion has urged people to attend a community-led vigil in response to last night’s events where a young woman was shot dead in Creggan.

The Foyle MP said:

“There is shock and sadness in the community following the reprehensible killing of young journalist, Lyra McKee.

“The so-called dissidents responsible for this senseless killing offer nothing to our community or the people of Creggan.

“The murder of Lyra McKee is an attack on all the people of this community, an attack on the peace process and on the Good Friday Agreement.

“We will remain resolute in our opposition to the pointless actions of these people who have claimed another life on our streets last night.

“Community leaders will hold a vigil today at 2pm at Fanad Drive – I am calling on people to come out, stand together and send a clear message that this killing is not in our name.”

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