Priest pleads for no retaliation at Andrew Allen’s funeral

Hundreds of people who attended the funeral of a 24-year-old Derry man shot dead at his home in Buncrana on Thursday have been told that his murder was an evil which descended on the northwest.

Andrew Allen, a father of two from the Top of the Hill area of Derry, died after a number of shots were fired through the window of his home. Dissident republicans have been blamed for his death.

Speaking at Andrew's funeral today, Parish priest Father Daniel McFaul said Mr Allen's family are devastated.

Foyle MLA Pat Ramsey, who attended the funeral, has called on those responsible for the murder to hand themselves in:

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