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United Kingdom,Northern Ireland

30 March 2009

Herald Sun (Melbourne)

BELFAST — Police in parts of Northern Ireland have begun wearing flak jackets and carrying rifles for the first time in years following three high-profile killings. The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) has returned to arming some of its officers after the fatal shootings of two British soldiers and a police officer within 48 hours of each other in early March. "Regional commanders will decide where it is appropriate to advise patrols to carry Heckler and... (

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