Police Scotland: Man arrested over bomb attack on off-duty officer in Co Londonderry

A man has been arrested in Scotland after a bomb attack on an off-duty police officer in Northern Ireland five years ago. He was detained in Glasgow on suspicion of attempted murder and possession of explosives with intent to endanger Read More …

Fermanagh: Police anger at bomb hoax during virus efforts

A senior police officer has condemned dissident republicans for causing a security alert in County Fermanagh. A controlled explosion was carried out on a suspicious object, which was spotted by a member of the public at Clogh near Rosslea. It Read More …

Two Dublin men to be extradited to North in relation to alleged attempted murder of PSNI officer

Two Dublin men are to be extradited to Northern Ireland for the alleged attempted murder of a PSNI officer, a High Court judge has said. Dublin men Ciaran Maguire (aged 29), of Kippure Park, Finglas South and Sean Paul Farrell Read More …

Northern Ireland: Bag of 28 pipe bombs and bomb parts found in River Lagan

A bag containing 28 pipe bombs; an improvised under-car bomb; two grenades and other bomb-making equipment has been found in Belfast’s River Lagan. The holdall bag was discovered in the water near the city centre on Thursday, while the river Read More …

Derry bomb and Strabane mortar signs of ‘changing types of engineering capability’

PSNI Chief Constable Simon Byrne has confirmed the ‘New IRA’ bomb discovered in Creggan this week was not the sole target of the operation that saw the deployment of 80 police officers to the estate on Monday. Chief Constable Byrne Read More …

Derry bomb: PSNI release images of IED that ‘would have killed’

Police have released images of an explosive device they believe was being made ready to kill officers. The bomb, along with a command wire, was found in the Creggan area of Derry during a security operation yesterday. The PSNI are describing the bomb as Read More …

Strabane mortar bomb ‘callous attempt to kill police’

A mortar bomb left near a police station in County Tyrone was a “callous attempt to kill or maim” officers, the PSNI chief constable has said. The device was found by a resident on a wall near houses in Church Read More …

Fermanagh bomb attack ‘deliberate attempt’ to murder police, says PSNI

  The PSNI believes officers were lured to the site of the suspected dissident bomb attack in Co Fermanagh in attempt to kill and injure them. PSNI deputy chief constable Stephen Martin told a press conference in Belfast: “The threat Read More …

Dissident republicans ‘lure police to deadly explosive booby-trap near a bus stop in Northern Ireland

Dissident republicans are believed to have lured police to a bomb disguised as a fired mortar near a bus stop in Northern Ireland on Friday. The explosive, found on a footpath in Craigavon, Co Armagh, was set up to detonate if moved or touched, the Police Service Read More …