‘Stone throwing in Carnagat and Derrybeg will injure or kill’ – Murney

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Thursday, September 1st, 2016
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éirígí’s Newry representative Stephen Murney has called for youths throwing stones at cars in the Carnagat and Derrybeg area to stop before someone is seriously injured or killed. camlough road4Stephen was speaking after a number of vehicles were damaged recently on the busy Camlough Road. Speaking to Newry Times, Stephen said, “A number of cars were hit with stones on the Camlough Road on Wednesday evening, resulting in damage to the vehicles. “From speaking to the motorists involved it’s clear that this could have easily led to an accident and injuries. Young children were travelling in at least one of the cars and it could have had tragic consequences. We are also aware this is an ongoing problem and that young people are engaging in this type of behaviour on a regular basis.” “Over the past few months our party has been striving to secure much needed road safety upgrades on the Camlough Road which we are pleased to say has been successful, although these youths are making this dangerous stretch of road lethal to say the least.
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September 2016Murney added, “éirígí ask these youths to stop this behaviour immediately before someone is seriously injured or worse.” More on this story: Two men charged over Camlough Road stone throwing incidents Warning of ‘deadly consequences’ after Camlough Road stone throwing attacks Lady taxi driver showered with glass after stone throwing incident
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