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Continuity IRA reportedly behind Dublin shooting

Continuity IRA reportedly behind Dublin shooting
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By Euronews with Reuters
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The killing is claimed to be in revenge for the death of an associate in 2012.

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Irish nationalists opposed to Northern Ireland’s peace process have told broadcasters they were behind a fatal shooting at a Dublin hotel last week.

Continuity IRA has claimed responsibility for the fatal shooting at the Regency Hotel https://t.co/8og40w2sfPpic.twitter.com/qVfnwu2XLh

— TheJournal.ie (@thejournal_ie) February 8, 2016

Continuity IRA tells BBC it carried out shooting in Dublin on Friday BBCNewsNI</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/JohnMooneyST">JohnMooneySTrte</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/DearbhailDibs">DearbhailDibspic.twitter.com/veZ7EQ4ALo

— Vincent Kearney (@vincekearney) February 8, 2016

One man was killed and two others were wounded when gunmen dressed as police officers opened fire at a boxing weigh-in.

The Continuity IRA say it was in retaliation for the killing of an ally in 2012.

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