Page last updated at 08:19 GMT, Tuesday, 16 February 2010

Pair held over Northern Ireland policeman murder

Stephen Carroll
Constable Stephen Carroll, 48, was shot dead in his patrol car

Two men have been arrested in connection with the murder of a police officer in Craigavon, County Armagh.

Constable Stephen Carroll was shot dead by dissident republicans when he went to answer a distress call on 9 March last year.

The men, who are in their 20s and 30s, are being questioned at Antrim police station.

A teenager and a 38-year-old man have previously been remanded in custody charged with the murder.

The Continuity IRA said it killed Constable Carroll, who was 48 and a married man from Banbridge.

He was murdered two days after the Real IRA shot dead two soldiers outside Massereene Barracks in Antrim.



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