Northern Ireland: Police investigating after pipe bomb thrown at property in Newry

Police are investigating after a pipe bomb was thrown at a property in the Watsons Road area of Newry on Sunday night. The incident happened at 7.20pm on Sunday night and the device has now been removed for further forensic Read More …

Northern Ireland: Police treating Newtownards van petrol bomb attack as arson

A petrol bomb attack on a van in Newtownards is being treated as arson. The attack took place at approximately 11.30pm on Monday evening in the Deanswood Crescent area of the town. Police officers and the Fire and Rescue service Read More …

Northern Ireland: Police probe petrol bomb attack in Newtownards

Detectives are appealing for information after a house was damaged during a petrol bomb attack in Newtownards on Tuesday night. It was reported to police at around 10.10pm that a petrol bomb had been thrown at the front door of Read More …

Northern Ireland: Petrol bomb attack on house in Co Down condemned by unionist MLA Alex Easton

A petrol bomb attack on a house in Co Down has been condemned as “utter madness” by a unionist MLA whose parents died in a fire. The property targeted in Holywood was not damaged after the bomb struck a lamp Read More …

Northern Ireland: Police probe ‘potential link’ between petrol bomb attacks and drugs feud

Police are investigating a link between two petrol bomb attacks in Co Down and an ongoing feud between rival drugs gangs in the area. Detectives have appealed for information following the attacks in Newtownards on Monday. Detective Sergeant Shivers said: Read More …

Northern Ireland: Pipe bomb defused in Co Down security alert

A pipe bomb has been recovered as a security alert ended in Newtownards on Saturday morning. The security alert began on Friday night in the Ardmillan Crescent area with the discovery of the suspicious object. The explosive was diffused by Read More …

Northern Ireland: Newtownards petrol bomb attack may be linked to drugs feud

A petrol bomb attack in County Down could be linked to an ongoing feud between rival drugs gangs, police say. Just before 23:00 BST on Friday, police received a report that a car had been set alight outside a property Read More …

Northern Ireland: Police say viable pipe bomb found in front garden of Newry home

Police say a suspicious object found in the front garden of a house in Newry was a “viable pipe bomb”. The PSNI was called to Barcroft Park at 5:30pm on Wednesday. Officers declared the object to be a viable device and Read More …

Northern Ireland: Controlled explosion carried out on viable pipe bomb discovered in Co Down

Police have carried out a controlled explosion on a viable pipe bomb-type device found in Co Down. The security alert, in Brookfield Avenue, Banbridge, has now ended, a PNSI spokesman said. Officers and ammunition experts had been called to the scene. Read More …

Northern Ireland: ‘Miracle no one was hurt’ after petrol station ATM explosion in County Down

It was a “miracle” no one was hurt after an explosion at a petrol station ATM on Monday, the site’s owner has said. Police received a report shortly after 03:15 BST of an ATM on fire at Temple, south of Read More …