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Three held over shooting of loyalist released by police

Three people also appeared in court last weekend over the shooting of John Boreland in north Belfast.

Carr's Glen Park
Carr's Glen Park
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THREE MEN WHO were being questioned over the attempted murder of a prominent loyalist in Belfast have been released from custody.

44-year-old John Boreland was shot in the leg at Carr’s Glen, near the Ballysilan Road on Wednesday 20 August.

Three men, aged 37, 38 and 40, were detained yesterday in the Belfast area.

The PSNI confirmed this morning that they had been released, with a file to be prepared for the Northern Ireland public prosecution service.

Three other men appeared before court last weekend in connection with the case, and were charged with attempted murder and possession of a firearm.

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