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New IRA admits responsibility for killing N. Ireland journalist

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Dissident republican group the New IRA Tuesday admitted responsibility for killing Northern Irish journalist Lyra McKeen during rioting in Londonderry last week, in a statement to The Irish News.

The New IRA “offer our full and sincere apologies to the partner, family and friends of Lyra McKee for her death,” the group said in a statement reported by the Irish newspaper.