Boat blast kills UDA assassin.A Loyalist terror boss was killed when a pounds 30,000 cruiser was engulfed in a fireball fireball, very bright meteor leaving a trail in the sky that can remain visible for several minutes; often a distinct sound, perhaps caused by very low frequency radio waves, is associated with it. .
The charred body of Robert Kerr Robert Kerr or Robbie Kerr could refer to:
The UDA (Universal Data Access) An umbrella term from Microsoft for its combined set of standards for file and database access. UDA includes ODBC, ADO, OLE DB and RDS. See ODBC, ADO, OLE DB and RDS. killer was towing the boat on a trailer and had climbed on deck when it blew up.
Police believe the explosion near Warrenpoint, Co Down, was caused by a cigarette igniting gas.
One detective said: "He was one step ahead of a lot of dangerous enemies but accidents can happen to anybody."
Kerr was on the death-list of Loyalist squads out for revenge in a gangland feud. His home was firebombed last July after he fell out with the Loyalist Volunteer Force Noun 1. Loyalist Volunteer Force - a terrorist group formed in 1996 in Northern Ireland; seeks to prevent the peace process; murders Catholics and any Protestant leaders who favor peace by accusing them of extortion and intimidation.
He was one of a Loyalist murder gang behind a wave of sectarian killings around his home in Co Armagh in the 1970s.
Detectives suspected him of assassinating at least five Catholics but were never able to prove it. Kerr was one of the few Loyalists to be interned and did time for firearms offences.
He was also a friend of drugs baron Paddy Farrell Paddy Farrell (born Athlone, County Westmeath Ireland), is a former Irish footballer who played for Bohemians and Hibernian during the 1930s. As an international he also played for both Ireland teams - the FAI XI and the IFA XI. , who controlled a pounds 100 million empire until he was killed by his lover.