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Dissident helicopter sniper attack in Fermanagh was CIRA hoax

Convicted bomber was given guns licence despite his dark past

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John Connolly hunting

John Connolly hunting

John Connolly hunting

CLAIMS of a dissident republican helicopter sniper attack were actually an elaborate stunt staged by a convicted bomber, police and MI5 now believe.

Sunday Life can reveal that John Connolly, the 'military commander' of a violent Continuity IRA (CIRA) unit in Co Fermanagh, is suspected of scattering bullets held in an old arms dump around the scene of last week's border security alert.


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