Improvised explosive device thrown at Belfast house


An improvised explosive device was thrown at a house in East Belfast late on Friday, it has emerged.

The device was packed with nails and thrown along with a number of fireworks at the property in the Bloomfield Road area, police have said.

Detective Sergeant Rory McPhillips revealed: “When officers arrived at the scene, we discovered that it was in fact a crudely-made, improvised explosive device (IED), packed with nails. It had been thrown at the house along with a number of fireworks.

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Source: BelfastLive