10/02/2015

Death Threat Against DFM

Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness has said he will "not be deterred" by a plot to launch a rocket attack against him.

The Sinn Féin MLA said he would continue to "serve all the people of this community," following notification from the PSNI that a threat has been made against his life.
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"I have been made aware the PSNI has discovered a plan to launch a rocket attack against me. The PSNI has said that a group calling itself 'CIRA' considered an attack against me using a rocket launcher.

"I will not be silenced or deterred. These people are only interested in plunging us back into the past. If those behind this threat think they have ability to destroy the peace agreements which have been endorsed by the overwhelming majority of the people of Ireland then they are clearly detached from reality.

"They need to wise up, listen to the people of Ireland and abandon these futile actions.

(IT/MH)

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