Belfast Telegraph

Libyan explosives killed Ronan

The bomb that killed Catholic police constable Ronan Kerr contained Libyan-supplied Semtex explosives – part of the huge arms shipments sent to the IRA in the 1980s.

That revelation two weeks after the under-car booby-trap attack in Omagh will raise further questions about who carried out the bombing.

None of the dissident factions has owned up to the attack – and nor are they likely to, unless one of the groups decides to make an “opportunistic claim”. The Semtex link will raise two key questions.

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