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Lyra McKee: Two teenage men arrested in connection with journalist's killing

Two teenage men have been arrested in connection with the killing of journalist Lyra McKee.The pair, aged 18 and 19, were detained under the Terrorism Act.Ms McKee, 29, was shot as she was observing rioting in Londonderry in Northern Ireland on Thursday night. It happened in the Creggan estate. Violence broke out after raids in the nationalist Mulroy Park and Galliagh areas by police investigating dissident republican activity. Ms McKee was standing near a police 4x4 vehicle with other journalists when she was shot.CCTV captured her final moments in the crowd and mobile phone footage showed the suspected gunman.The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) said a gunman fired shots towards police officers at about 23:00 BST on Thur ...