HC Deb 15 February 1973 vol 850 c395W
Sir Gilbert Longden

asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many murders have been committed in Belfast by shooting from motor cars; and how many of the murderers have subsequently been arrested and charged.

Mr. David Howell

Between 1st January 1972 and 31st January 1973, 18 people are known to have been killed in Belfast by shots fired from motor cars or motor cycles. Six persons have been charged in three of the cases.