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Funeral of John Boreland takes place in Belfast

Funeral of leading Loyalist John Boreland (Pic: Pacemaker)
Funeral of leading Loyalist John Boreland (Pic: Pacemaker)
Funeral of John Boreland (Pic: Sunday World)
Funeral of John Boreland (Pic: Sunday World)

The funeral of UDA brigadier John Boreland has taken place in Belfast.

Mr Boreland was shot dead last Sunday night outside a house in Sunningdale Gardens in the Ballysillan area of Belfast.

A funeral service took place at the Moravian Church on the Oldpark Road before mourners left for Roselawn Cemetery.

Attending the service was Mr Boreland's long-term friend and senior loyalist, Andre Shoukri.

For the full inside story on John Boreland's murder and the chaos within the UDA in Carrickfergus, read this week's Sunday World