Northern Ireland: Coleraine police investigating ‘reckless’ petrol bomb attack on two properties

Police investigating petrol bomb incidents which occurred in Co Derry over the weekend have arrested two men. The incidents which occurred on April 24 in Coleraine, saw petrol bombs thrown at two separate properties in the Westbourne Crescent and Somerset Read More …

Northern Ireland: Bomb disposal robot on the scene of a security alert following an event with the Irish foreign minister

Irish foreign minister Simon Coveney was taken off stage by officials during a speech in Belfast. A security alert was called after a suspect device was found in the car park. A bomb disposal robot later arrived on the scene. Read More …

Northern Ireland terrorism threat level lowered for first time in 12 years

The terrorism threat level in Northern Ireland has been lowered from “severe” to “substantial” for the first time in 12 years after what the government described as significant continuous progress with peace. The Northern Ireland secretary, Brandon Lewis, announced the Read More …

Northern Ireland: Police release images of Derry pipe bombs and IED parts

The PSNI have released images of pipe bombs and IED parts recovered during an operation in Derry. Detectives from the Terrorism Investigation Unit provided an update following the security alert in the city’s Fahan Street area yesterday and today. Detective Read More …

Northern Ireland: Arm na Poblachta claims explosive device aimed at PSNI car in Co Derry

Republican group Arm na Poblachta has claimed it targeted a PSNI car with an improvised explosive device in Co Derry. Using a recognised codeword, the group claimed there is a device at the junction of Feeny Road and Killunaght Road, Read More …

Northern Ireland: Detonated device discovered in attempted ATM theft on Belfast’s Ballysillan Road

A detonated device was recovered by police after an attempted ATM theft in north Belfast, which led to a “loud bang and small explosion” being heard by residents. It happened on the Ballysillan Road shortly after 1am outside Brian’s Convenience Read More …

Northern Ireland: Police confirm loud bang in Lurgan was pipe bomb after device remnants discovered

At around 9.25pm, it was reported that a loud bang was heard in the area, and the bathroom window of a property had been smashed. Inspector Conway said: “Following a number of proactive searches carried out last night and today Read More …

Northern Ireland: Homes evacuated following suspected pipe bomb explosion in Bessbrook, Co Armagh

Residents have been allowed to return home after being evacuated following the discovery of a suspected pipe bomb in Co. Armagh. It was reported shortly before 11pm that neighbours heard a loud bang in the John F. Kennedy Park area Read More …

Northern Ireland: Pipe bomb found in Loughguile security alert

Residents in a Co Antrim village have endured a “frightening and very disruptive experience” after a small but viable pipe bomb was found during a security alert. Inspector O’Brien said: “Shortly after 8.50am on Sunday, January 16, police received and Read More …