Lyra McKee’s friends stage protest at dissident republican office

Friends of murdered journalist Lyra McKee have painted red hand prints across the office of a dissident republican group in Derry.

Ms McKee, 29, was murdered on Thursday night while covering disturbances in Creggan.

The gunman was aiming at police when he hit the journalist and author in the head.

Her friends used red paint to cover their hands before planting prints across the Junior McDaid House in Derry, where Saoradh’s headquarters are based.

A group of about six men, understood to be members of the republican group, stood outside during…
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