Fourteenth attack on soldiers’ memorial sparks renewed call for action

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A memorial to three soldiers killed by the IRA has been vandalised – for what is now thought to have been the fourteenth time.

The stone in the White Brae area of Ligoniel, north Belfast, was last night revealed to have been attacked again, mere weeks after the last similar incident.

@Press Eye Ltd Northern Ireland- 12th December 2012
Mandatory Credit - Brian Little/ Presseye

News Letter story - Michael McGlade
The monument to three soldiers from the 1st Battalion Royal Highland Fusiliers from Scotland, killed 10 March 1971,which  has been vandalised at White Brae on the outskirts of Ligoniel, Belfast.
@Press Eye Ltd Northern Ireland- 12th December 2012 Mandatory Credit - Brian Little/ Presseye News Letter story - Michael McGlade The monument to three soldiers from the 1st Battalion Royal Highland Fusiliers from Scotland, killed 10 March 1971,which has been vandalised at White Brae on the outskirts of Ligoniel, Belfast.

The News Letter has reported on these attacks – usually involving paint bombs or some other type of vandalism – many times over the past year.

 

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