A service has taken place in Belfast to mark the 25th anniversary of the Shankill bombing.Nine people were killed in the 1993 attack as well as one of the IRA bombers. More than 50 were injured.The Shankill bombing happened at Frizzell’s fish shop on 23 October 1993.Two IRA men, Thomas Begley and Sean Kelly, posed as fishmongers and carried the bomb into the shop where shoppers were queuing for food. Watch BBC One’s The Shankill bomb A dark day amid talks of peace Mother recalls bomber’s plea for help Paramedics recall horror of bomb DUP leader Arlene Foster and her deputy Nigel Dodds were among those attending the service at West Kirk Presbyterian Church.Also present were representatives of the Ballymurphy families whose relatives were shot dead in west Belfast in 1971.Speaking before the service, Alan McBride whose wife, Sharon, was killed in the blast said he felt calm but “deeply frustrated” by the lack of political progress.He said he had invited Catholic friends including those who had also suffered in the Troubles.”It’s good that we can be together and stand together,” he said.Mr McBride added: “I realise that if two guys who did the bombing had lived somewhere else they… Read full this story
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