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The New Lodge area of north Belfast was used to violence and street riots in the early 1970s, but everything seemed quiet on the night of February 3, 1973.

10th February, 2007

The New Lodge area of north Belfast was used to violence and street riots in the early 1970s, but everything seemed quiet on the night of February 3, 1973. That was until shortly after 11 o’clock when a car carrying three men drove slowly through the area and shots were fired at a group of men standing outside a bar.

In that first attack, two men, Jim Sloan and Jim McCann, were killed.

Both were aged...

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