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Police say treating killing of woman in N.Ireland as 'terrorist incident'

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A woman has been shot dead in Londonderry, Northern Ireland, and the killing is being treated as a terrorist incident, police said Friday.

"Sadly I can confirm that following shots being fired tonight in Creggan, a 29-year-old woman has been killed. We are treating this as a terrorist incident and we have launched a murder enquiry," Assistant Chief Constable Mark Hamilton said in a statement on Twitter.

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First Published: Fri, April 19 2019. 07:10 IST