Two British military members killed in Northern Ireland
Two British military members were shot dead and four others were wounded in a shooting incident at an army base in Northern Ireland, police said Saturday.
Pizza was being delivered in Massarene, in Antrim County, when gunmen opened fire from a passing car at about 9:40 p.m., shooting soliders and delivery drivers, eyewitnesses told CNN.
Two military personnel and two civilians were taken to the hospital in Antrim with serious injuries after the attack, which occurred 200 yards from a police station where suspected militants were believed to be detained and questioned recently.
"We haven't lost a soldier or policeman to terror in quite some time," David Burnside, an assembly member from the loyalist Ulster Unionist Party who also represents south Antrim, told CNN. "We had hoped these days were behind us."
No group has claimed responsibility for the attacks.
Shaun Woodward, the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, condemned the attack, calling it an 'act of criminal barbarism,' the Belfast Telegraph reported.