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02 January 1996
Lyons, Ian (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.
30 January 1996
Gallagher, Gino (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.
09 February 1996
Ul-Haq Bashir, Inan (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.
09 February 1996
Jefferies, John (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.
18 February 1996
O'Brien, Edward (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.
05 March 1996
Fennell, John (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.
15 March 1996
McAlorum, Barbara (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.
21 March 1996
Sheppard, Thomas (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.
25 May 1996
McCleery, Dessie (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.
07 June 1996
McCabe, Gerard (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.
09 June 1996
Shannon, Francis (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.
23 June 1996
Donovan, Niall (28) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Died several hours after being found stabbed, by the side of Manse Road, Dungannon, County Tyrone.
08 July 1996
McGoldrick, Michael (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.
13 July 1996
McShane, Dermot (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.
03 September 1996
Torney, Hugh (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.
16 September 1996
Devlin, John (30) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Direct Action Against Drugs (DAAD)
Shot, while in friends home, Friendly Street, Markets, Belfast.
23 September 1996
O'Neill, Diarmuid (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.
11 October 1996
Bradwell, James (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.
29 October 1996
Stewart, Thomas (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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