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 …

PSNI Officers urged to double security measures after IED failed to detonate under officer’s car

The officer was said to be shaken by the find, which was made at Shandon Park Golf Club, close to the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) headquarters in Belfast on Saturday morning (June 1). Army bomb disposal experts said Read More …

Bomb under PSNI officer’s car at Belfast golf club ‘intended to kill’

A bomb found under a serving police officer’s car at a Belfast golf club is being treated as attempted murder by the Police Service of Northern Ireland. Police and Army bomb disposal experts were called to the scene at Shandon Read More …

Journalist shot dead in ‘terrorist incident’ in Northern Ireland

A 29-year-old female journalist was killed during riots in Derry, Northern Ireland, on Thursday night in what police are treating as a “terrorist incident.” According to reports, violence broke out following police searches in Derry’s Creggan district, with petrol bombs Read More …

Belfast man linked by fingerprint to explosives find 10 years ago avoids going to prison

A senior PSNI officer has welcomed the conviction of a north Belfast father-of-five who has been handed a suspended sentence after his fingerprint was found on a blast bomb device almost decade ago. John Paul Magee (39), from Ardoyne, had Read More …

County Down mortar attack: Police foil plot after launching tube found on farm in Northern Ireland

A suspected dissident republican plot to attack police has been foiled after a mortar bomb-launching tube was found in County Down in Northern Ireland. The horizontal tube attached to a frame and command wire were left beside a derelict farm building outside the town Read More …

Derry car bomb ‘most significant Northern Ireland attack for years’ says PSNI chief

The car bomb attack in Londonderry on Saturday evening was the most significant terrorist attack in Northern Ireland for years, a senior PSNI officer has said. Assistant Chief Constable Mark Hamilton was speaking on BBC Radio Four’s Today programme on Read More …

Northern Ireland: Co Antrim arrest following discovery of improvised explosive device

A 36 year-old man has been arrested in connection with an incident in Co Antrim in which an explosive device was made safe by specialist army officers. Police have confirmed the man was arrested on suspicion of possessing an explosive device with Read More …