Incident Summary:

10/10/2013: An assailant killed a civilian, Barry McGorry, in his apartment in Londonderry city, Londonderry district, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, authorities attributed the incident to The New Irish Republican Army.



United Kingdom

Western Europe

region/u.s. state:

Northern Ireland


Location Details:
The incident occurred at the Strand Road PSNI Station in the city.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Civilian: Barry McGorry
Nationality of Target Northern Ireland
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Additional Information The New Irish Republican Army had claimed the murder of another civilian a day earlier.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
The New Irish Republican Army No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 1 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"Mortar Bomb Attack Foiled at Londonderry Police Station," International Business Times Australia, October 11, 2013.
"New IRA blamed as 2 men killed in separate Northern Ireland attacks ahead of investment show," Big News Network, October 10, 2013.
"New IRA murders two people in Belfast," Press TV, October 10, 2013.