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Lyons, Ian
02 January 1996 (31) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Direct Action Against Drugs (DAAD)
Died one day after being shot, while sitting in stationary car outside friends home, Conor Park, Lurgan, County Armagh.
Gallagher, Gino
30 January 1996 (33) Catholic
Status: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA), Killed by: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA)
Shot, while inside Department of Health and Social Services office, Falls Road, Belfast. Internal Irish National Liberation Army dispute.
Ul-Haq Bashir, Inan
09 February 1996 (29) nfNIB
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in lorry bomb explosion, left in car park, South Quay railway station, Isle of Dogs, London. Inadequate warning given.
Jefferies, John
09 February 1996 (31) nfNIB
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in lorry bomb explosion, left in car park, South Quay railway station, Isle of Dogs, London. Inadequate warning given.
O'Brien, Edward
18 February 1996 (21) nfNIB
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
From County Wexford. Died in premature explosion, while transporting bomb on bus travelling along Wellington Street, Aldwych, London.
Fennell, John
05 March 1996 (40) Catholic
Status: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA), Killed by: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA)
Found beaten to death at caravan park, Station Road, Bundoran, County Donegal. Internal Irish National Liberation Army dispute.
McAlorum, Barbara
15 March 1996 (9) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA)
Shot, at her home, Ashfield Gardens, Skegoneill, Belfast. Her relative the intended target. Internal Irish National Liberation Army dispute.
Sheppard, Thomas
21 March 1996 (41) Protestant
Status: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot, while in Towers Tavern, Ballee, Ballymena, County Antrim. Internal Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) dispute.
McCleery, Dessie
25 May 1996 (37) Catholic
Status: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA), Killed by: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA)
Shot, while in pizza restaurant, Bankmore Street, off Dublin Road, Belfast. Internal Irish National Liberation Army (INLA) dispute.
McCabe, Gerard
07 June 1996 (52) nfNIRI
Status: Garda Siochana (GS), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Undercover Garda Siochana (GS) member. Shot during armed robbery, while escorting post office van, Adare, County Limerick.
Shannon, Francis
09 June 1996 (21) Catholic
Status: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA), Killed by: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA)
Shot, outside friends home, Norfolk Way, Turf Lodge, Belfast. Internal Irish National Liberation Army dispute.
McGoldrick, Michael
08 July 1996 (31) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Taxi driver. Found shot in his car, Montiaghs Road, Aghagallon, near Lurgan, County Antrim.
McShane, Dermot
13 July 1996 (35) Catholic
Status: ex-Irish National Liberation Army (xINLA), Killed by: not known (nk)
Knocked down by British Army (BA) Armoured Personnel Carrier during street disturbances, Little James Street, Derry.
Torney, Hugh
03 September 1996 (42) Catholic
Status: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA), Killed by: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA)
Shot, while walking along Victoria Street, Lurgan, County Armagh. Internal Irish National Liberation Army dispute.
Devlin, John
16 September 1996 (30) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Direct Action Against Drugs (DAAD)
Shot, while in friends home, Friendly Street, Markets, Belfast.
O'Neill, Diarmuid
23 September 1996 (27) nfNIB
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: British Police (BP)
Born in England, of Irish background. Shot, during raid on his home, Glenthorne Road, Hammersmith, London.
Bradwell, James
11 October 1996 (43) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died four days after being injured during car bomb attack on Thiepval British Army (BA) base, Lisburn, County Antrim.
Stewart, Thomas
29 October 1996 (32) Protestant
Status: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot, near to his home, Benview Avenue, Ballysillan, Belfast. Internal Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) dispute.

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Footnotes - Age: (-9) missing. Religion: Catholic from Catholic community in NI; Protestant from Protestant community in NI; nfNI not from Northern Ireland killed in Northern Ireland; nfNIB killed in Britain; nfNIRI killed in Republic of Ireland. nfNIE killed elsewhere in Europe; Religion Summary: Catholic from Catholic community in NI; Protestant from Protestant community in NI; nfNI not from Northern Ireland. Status: status of person killed. Organisation: Organisation responsible for the killing. Summary of Status & Organsiation: British Security - British Security Forces; Republican Paramilitary - Republican Paramilitary Groups; Loyalist Paramilitary - Loyalist Paramilitary Groups; Irish Security - Irish Security Forces; not_known - organisation not known. Status & Organisation: (Civ) Civilian; (CivPA) Civilian Political Activist; (BA) British Army; (TA) British Army Territorial Army; (BP) British Police; (PO) Prison Officer; (xPO) ex-Prison Officer; (RAF) Royal Air Force; (RIR) Royal Irish Regiment; (RN) Royal Navy; (RUC) Royal Ulster Constabulary; (xRUC) ex-Royal Ulster Constabulary; (UDR) Ulster Defence Regiment; (xUDR) ex-Ulster Defence Regiment; (INLA) Irish National Liberation Army; (xINLA) ex-Irish National Liberation Army; (IPLO) Irish People's Liberation Organisation; (IPLOBB) Irish People's Liberation Organisation Belfast Brigade; (IRA) Irish Republican Army; (xIRA) ex-Irish Republican Army; (IRAF) Irish Republican Army Youth Section; (REP) non-specific Republican group; (OIRA) Official Irish Republican Army; (xOIRA) ex-Official Irish Republican Army; (OIRAF) Official Irish Republican Army Youth Section; (PLA) People's Liberation Army; (rIRA) real Irish Republican Army; (SE) Saor Eire; (LVF) Loyalist Volunteer Force; (LOY) non-specific Loyalist group; (RHC) Red Hand Commando; (UDA) Ulster Defence Association; (xUDA) ex-Ulster Defence Association; (UVF) Ulster Volunteer Force; (xUVF) ex-Ulster Volunteer Force; (GS) Garda Síochána; (IA) Irish Army; (nk) organisation not known.
See also: Note on the photographs.

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