A plea for peace was issued by a son of the deceased ahead of a funeral at which three people were stabbed.

The incident happened after a large fight broke out at the funeral in Lurgan, Co Armagh.

Three individuals were taken to Craigavon Area Hospital with injuries.

Four people have been arrested in connection with the incident, with two subsequently released on bail.

In a video published on YouTube, Aney Doherty appealed for peace at the funeral of his mother Missie Doherty.

In the recording, he asked for people to “just pass each other by and let old things off”.

The incident also saw a number of vehicles damanged.

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