Shots Fired At House In Longford Town

A number of shots were fired at a house outside Longford town last night.

Nobody was injured and minor damage was caused to the house on the Dublin Road.

The attack happened just before midnight.

It is believed the incident is the latest in a series of attacks, in connection with a feud between families and travellers in the area.

Gardai in the midlands are currently carrying out investigations.


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