Two soldiers and two civillian pizza delivery men were killed last night in an attack claimed as the work of the 'Real IRA'. Two other soldiers were injured, as three paramilitary gunmen opened fire as a delivery was made to the barracks.
Those killed and injured were in their early 20's.
It has been seen as a cynical attempt to derail the peace process and is being denounced by all political parties, including Sinn Fein.
The people of Northern Ireland have voiced their anger and astonishment that a handful would wish to return them to the depths of violence seen during 'The Troubles'
I thought I would bring it to your attention. This time, it isn't cricket. It isn't in the sub-continent of Asia and it actually isn't even in an ongoing conflict, as all sides agreed to a ceasefire.