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Two men has been charged With the murder of journalist Lyra Mackie, who was shot dead in 2019 during riots in the city of Derry, Northern Ireland.

The killing of the 29-year-old journalist was treated as a terrorist incident and the authorities blamed the militants opposing the British rule.

Detectives from the Police Service Northern Ireland said late Thursday that two men, aged 21 and 33, were charged in her murder. They were also charged with endangering life, rioting, possessing petrol bombs, throwing petrol bombs and possessing firearms and ammunition with intent to commit arson. The 33-year-old was also charged with robbery.

A third man, aged 20, has been charged with rioting, possessing petrol bombs and throwing petrol bombs. No suspects have been publicly identified. He is expected to appear in court on Friday morning.

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