Booby trap bomb sparks NI police car fire

A booby trap bomb has partially exploded in Northern Ireland, setting a police officer’s car on fire, security sources say.

Army bomb disposal officers have been called to the scene.

Sky News understands the female driver of the vehicle is a serving police officer. She escaped without injury.

The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) says the incident on the A2 between Belfast and Bangor is ongoing.

Emergency services received a report of a car on fire at the junction of Ballyrobert Road shortly before 8.30am.

Army technical officers have been tasked to examine the car and the road remains closed to traffic.

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Source: Sky News.