Page last updated at 08:03 GMT, Tuesday, 4 August 2009 09:03 UK

Man arrested over soldier murders

Patrick Azimkar and Mark Quinsey
Sappers Patrick Azimkar and Mark Quinsey died in the Real IRA attack

A 51-year-old man has been arrested by police investigating the murders of Sappers Patrick Azimkar and Mark Quinsey at Masserene barracks.

The man is also being questioned about the attempted murders of five other people during the dissident republican gun attack at the Antrim base in March.

He was arrested in the Mid Ulster area and taken to Antrim police station.

Two men, Brian Shivers, from Maghera, and Colin Duffy, from Lurgan, have been charged with the murders.

During Mr Shivers' court appearance in July the police said they were seeking a man who they feared may have left Northern Ireland.

Sappers Quinsey, 23, from Birmingham and Azimkar, 21, from Wood Green, London were killed by the Real IRA outside their barracks as they collected pizzas.

Two gunmen in a car parked nearby opened fire with semi-automatic rifles.



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