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Last Updated: Friday, 9 September 2005, 18:10 GMT 19:10 UK
Two men hurt in 'feud shootings'
Police at the scene of the shooting in Portadown
Two men have been injured in gun attacks in County Armagh thought to be linked to the ongoing loyalist feud.

One man is in hospital after being shot while in a car on the Killycomaine estate, Portadown, on Friday afternoon.

Local people said the vehicle was owned by a son of the murdered LVF leader Billy Wright, and that he had just got out of the car a short time earlier.

On Thursday night a man was shot in Lurgan as he answered the door of his home in Margretta Close.

The 26-year-old was shot through the door of the house, which is near the loyalist Mourneview estate, at about 2300 BST.

He is in hospital where his injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

Police said the shooting in Portadown happened in the Festival Road area at about 1450 BST.

The victim was shot through the window of the car by a man on a motorcycle, but managed to drive from the scene to Craigavon Area Hospital where his condition has been described as "stable".

Detectives want to hear from anyone who saw a red scooter with a rider wearing blue jeans, white top and wearing a red helmet that made off towards Princess Way around the time of the shooting.

Since the start of July, four murders have been linked to the feud between the Ulster Volunteer Force and Loyalist Volunteer Force paramilitary groups.

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