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Gang target murdered man's family

Jackie Coulter
Tracey Coulter's father, Jackie, was murdered in 2000

A mother and her four children have escaped injury after a gang of masked men broke into their home in the Shankill area of Belfast.

It is the second time Tracey Coulter's home in Shankill Terrace has been attacked.

Ms Coulter said loyalists were to blame for the attack on Monday night.

She said it was linked to an investigation into the murder of her father, loyalist Jackie Coulter, who was killed in a feud nine years ago.

At the time, his family blamed the Ulster Volunteer Force for his murder.

"This is the second time they have came to attack innocent kids.

"If they want to attack me, why do it at my home when they know there is four young children there?" Ms Coulter said.

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