Video shows gunshots being fired inside funeral in Strabane Northern Ireland


Terrifying moment gunshots are fired during funeral in Northern Ireland church before screaming mourners flee for safety

  • Gunfire was heard inside church in Strabane, west Tyrone on Thursday morning
  • The woman giving a eulogy flees the stage while audience members scream 
  • Two men, aged 17 and 32, were arrested and Stanley knives and a hatchet seized 

Terrifying video footage shows the moment gunshots were fired at a funeral service in Northern Ireland. 

In the clip, a woman is seen giving a eulogy to dozens of people at a church in Strabane, west Tyrone this morning. 

As she says ‘The time has come to say goodbye,’ she is cut short by the sound of gunfire from inside the building. 

She and the priest beside her immediately flee the stage, as audience members run for their lives and scream in terror. 

Police have confirmed two men, aged 17 and 32, were arrested following the shocking incident on Thursday. 

A woman giving a eulogy at a church in Strabane, Northern Ireland this morning is seen running from the stage after gunshots were heard 

They said a ‘number of weapons’ were also seized, including Stanley knives and hatchets.

A spokesman for the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) said: ‘Two males 32 and 17 have been arrested following a disturbance at a funeral in Strabane this morning.

‘No serious injuries were reported. A number of weapons including Stanley knives and a hatchet were seized.’  

She and the priest beside her immediately flee the stage, as audience members run for their lives and scream in terror

She and the priest beside her immediately flee the stage, as audience members run for their lives and scream in terror

Police have confirmed two men, aged 17 and 32, were arrested following the shocking incident (pictured) on Thursday

Police have confirmed two men, aged 17 and 32, were arrested following the shocking incident (pictured) on Thursday

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