Reports that guns seized have been officially linked to Regency attack

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Two gunmen entering the Regency Hotel on the day of the attack
Two gunmen entering the Regency Hotel on the day of the attack

It has been reported today that guns seized recently by gardai were among those used in the brutal Regency Hotel gangland attack that left one man dead and two others injured.

Today's Irish Daily Star say that sources have revealed to them that forensic tests have confirmed to investigators that rifles seized recently by gardai were used in the attack on February 5 that left David Byrne dead and Aaron Bolger and Sean McGovern injured.

The positive identification of the weapons would be a major breakthrough in the case as gardai continue to work on bringing those reponsible to justice.

The Regency Hotel attack ramped up a feud between the Kinahan and Hutch clans that has so far claimed a number of other victims.

Just three days after the Regency attack, Eddie Hutch, brother of Gerry 'The Monk' Hutch, was shot dead in his home.

And on March 23 The Monk's best friend, Noel 'Kingsize' Duggan' was shot and killed as he sat in his car in Rathoath.

Both men were not involved in the feud and were apparently targeted because of their links to Hutch.