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Maze escaper arrested in US

One of the seven men still unaccounted for after the mass escape from Ulster's Maze prison in 1983 was arrested in California. The FBI said Terence Damien Kirby, 37, was arrested at the request of the British Government which is seeking his extradition. Kirby, who was serving life for murder, was one of 38 men who got out of the top security jail in the largest escape in British prison history.

A man was shot dead last night in Lisburn Road, Belfast.