Northern Ireland: Bomb found under car of ‘young’ female part time PSNI officer in Dungiven

A device has been discovered under the car of a serving PSNI officer near a property in Dungiven in County Londonderry. The First Minister Arlene Foster has condemned the “terrorists” who targetted the officer. “I have spoken to the police Read More …

Northern Ireland: Rioters pelt police with 30 petrol bombs and torch three hijacked cars in series of ‘orchestrated attacks’ on fifth night of violence

Police officers were attacked with petrol bombs last night as violence erupted once again in Northern Ireland amid loyalist riots over the post-Brexit trading arrangements. A total of 30 bombs were hurled at police in Newtownabbey, on the outskirts of Read More …

Northern Ireland: Beer keg containing explosives found beside Camlough Lake ‘could have killed’

An improvised explosive device, housed in a beer keg, has been discovered at Camlough Lake. The device, similar to one found in Keady earlier this month, was placed close to the water’s edge. SDLP MLA Justin McNulty said the “bomb” Read More …

Northern Ireland: Enniskillen security alert: CIRA claims responsibility

The Continuity IRA (CIRA) has claimed responsibility for an alleged attack on Enniskillen Police Station on Monday, and the planting of a suspicious device close to the station. In a message phoned in to The Impartial Reporter today (Friday) at Read More …

Londonderry: Man, 52, charged in New IRA bomb investigation

Police investigating the New IRA’s bomb-making activities have charged a 52-year-old man on suspicion of a number of terrorism offences. He was arrested under the Terrorism Act in Creggan, Londonderry, on Thursday. The charges include preparatory acts of terrorism, possession Read More …

Northern Ireland: Man avoids prison over firework IED

A man who admitted hoarding the separated parts of a firework-based ‘improvised explosive device’ was freed yesterday after his 12 month jail sentence was suspended for two years. Robert Patrick Dodds (62) from Havana Gardens, north Belfast, admitted having the Read More …

Northern Ireland: Army bomb disposal call-outs highest in three years

Ammunition Technical Officers (ATO) based in the region can be requested to assist police where it is believed there may be explosives. Officers from explosive ordnance disposal and search regiments were called out 229 times between August 1 2018 and Read More …

Northern Ireland: Man appears in court charged in connection with ‘spate’ of pipe bomb attacks in Derry in recent years

A 33-year-old man appeared in court today charged in connection with a ‘spate’ of pipe bomb attacks in Derry. Noel Logan, from Nelson Drive, appeared at a special sitting of Derry Magistrates Court. He is charged with making explosive substances Read More …