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1 | Belfast Violence Reawakened Twelve years after the last killing of a British soldier in Northern Ireland, two deadly shootings in as many days threatened to reignite the violence that once plagued the region. On March 7, two British soldiers were killed in an ambush while accepting a pizza delivery at an army base near Belfast, an attack for which the dissident splinter group the Real IRA claimed responsibility. Just two days later, a policeman was murdered while sitting in his unmarked patrol car. A separate faction, Continuity IRA, said it had orchestrated the killing; two suspects have been arrested....

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