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IRA Apologizes After Shooting Woman

<i> Associated Press</i>

The Irish Republican Army shot a 66-year-old woman at her home Friday night, then apologized, saying it had meant to kill a police officer.

Police said one or more gunmen fired several shots through a window in Armagh, striking the woman in the chest and leg. The victim, who was not identified, was hospitalized in serious condition Saturday.


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