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Two shot in Northern Ireland violence

March 22, 2013 at 1:51 PM   |   Comments

LONDONDERRY, Northern Ireland, March 22 (UPI) -- Two men were shot in the legs in a paramilitary-style attack in the Ballymagroarty section of Londonderry, Northern Ireland.

The attack in the country's second largest city occurred Thursday evening and the unidentified victims, ages 25 and 26, are believed to be brothers, The Belfast Telegraph, reported Friday.

They were hospitalized and their condition was reported to be life-threatening.

Social Democratic and Liberal Party member of the legislative assembly for the area, Mark Durkan, said there was "no justification" for such violence.

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