Petrol bombs thrown at police near Derry polling station - News Summed Up

Petrol bombs thrown at police near Derry polling station


Three arrested after attack on officers called to suspect device that was ‘elaborate hoax’Police have been attacked with petrol bombs during “orchestrated disorder” near a polling station in Northern Ireland. They attended a security alert involving a suspicious device close to a school in Derry being used for the European election vote when they were targeted. Five petrol bombs were thrown at them. Officers recovered six more petrol bombs, along with 20 paint bombs and two crates of empty bottles. McCalmont said: “I would like to thank the local community for their patience and understanding during the course of this policing operation.


Source: The Guardian May 23, 2019 21:36 UTC



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