Northern Ireland police arrest 2 men in bomb case

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 1, 2013 - 19:03

London: Police in Northern Ireland have arrested two men in connection with the attempted murder of a police officer in east Belfast.
Police today said the men aged 25 and 34 were arrested late yesterday in the Belfast area. They have not been identified. The arrests are part of the investigation into an attempt to kill an off-duty police officer at his home in east Belfast.
Police say the officer and his wife and children were getting ready to leave for Sunday lunch when they discovered a bomb under the family car.

Belfast has been hit by a serious increase in sectarian violence in recent weeks.


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First Published: Tuesday, January 1, 2013 - 19:03

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