2 prominent Protestants killed in Northern Ireland

Security forces on both sides of the Irish border hunted for gunmen who shot and killed two leading Northern Ireland Protestants and set fire to their stately home. The bodies of Sir Norman Stronge, former speaker of the British province's now-defunct Parliament, and his son, James, were found in the grounds of Tynan Abbey, a mansion in south Armagh near the Irish Republic.

Police believe that Sir Norman and his son were killed in revenge for the attack last Friday on th e fiery republican, Bernadette Devlin McAliskey.

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