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Irish detective shot dead 'without warning' in Louth robbery

Irish police have said a detective shot dead in an attempted robbery near Dundalk in County Louth was killed without warning.

Det Garda Adrian Donohoe, was shot at the Lordship Credit Union in Bellurgan at about 21:30 GMT on Friday.

Irish police said he did not produce his weapon before he was shot.

The 41-year-old was one of two detectives on escort duty when an attempted robbery took place.

BBC Newsline's Catherine Morrison reports.

  • 26 Jan 2013
  • From the section Europe