Martin McGuinness, IRA street-fighter-turned statesman, dies: Sky News

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Posted: Mar 21, 2017 2:25 AM

Martin McGuinness, the former Irish Republican Army commander who laid down his arms and turned peacemaker to help end Northern Ireland's 30-year conflict, died on Tuesday after a decade as deputy first minister of the British province, Sky News reported. He was 66.

(Additional reporting by Conor Humphries, Padraic Halpin and Parikshit Mishra in Bengaluru; editing by Guy Faulconbridge and Amrutha Gayathri)