By Wyatt Earp | March 8, 2009
I guess that era of good feeling in Northern Ireland has come to an end, huh?
The execution-style killing of two British soldiers and wounding of four others in Northern Ireland was “an attempt at mass murder,” police said Sunday.
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown condemned the Saturday night attack as “evil and cowardly,” saying “the whole country is shocked and outraged.”
The troops are the first British soldiers to be killed in Northern Ireland in 12 years.
And guess what is going to happen now? The British will have no choice but to clamp down and secure the area. It won’t be pretty.
They were shot as pizzas were delivered to their base in Massereene, in County Antrim, Detective Chief Superintendent Derek Williamson of the Police Service of Northern Ireland said Sunday.
Two other soldiers and two pizza delivery men were also wounded. The injuries are serious, a police spokeswoman said earlier.
Williamson called the attack “an attempt at mass murder,” saying that two gunmen with automatic rifles fired an initial volley of shots, then moved forward and fired a second burst at people lying on the ground before fleeing in a car driven by a third person. (H/T - CNN)
Friggin’ cowardly animals. I hope they are found and killed soon.
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