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Pair held over murders released
The Heights Bar
The six men were murdered in the Heights Bar, Loughinisland
A man and a woman arrested in connection with the murder of six men in County Down 12 years ago have been released without charge.

The 45-year-old man and 38-year-old woman were arrested in the Greater Belfast area on Tuesday.

Six Catholic men were murdered by loyalist paramilitaries as they watched a soccer match in the Heights Bar, Loughinisland, on 18 June 1994.

The Ulster Volunteer Force was blamed for the attack.

One of the victims, Barney Green, 87, was one of the oldest people to be murdered during the Troubles.

The others who died were Adrian Rogan, 34; Daniel McCreanor, 59; Eamon Byrne, 39; his brother-in-law Patrick O'Hare, 35, and 53-year-old Malcolm Jenkinson.

Five people were also injured in the attack by gunmen armed with an AK47 and a Czech-made rifle.




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