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Tributes paid to George Nkencho as balloons released in his memory


The family of George Nkencho who was shot dead by armed gardai in Dublin have described life as a “gift” and urged people “not to waste it”. A memorial for the 27-year-old, who died on December 30, was held near Mr Nkencho’s home in west Dublin on Sunday. There were emotional scenes as family and friends gathered together to remember him and release balloons in the colours of his favourite team, Manchester United.

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