Police attack 'attempted murder'

Police say they are treating an attack by loyalists on a police officer in Belfast on Monday night as attempted murder. A gang threw a petrol bomb into his unmarked vehicle after surrounding and smashing it.

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Car petrol-bombed in Belfast violence

A police car was petrol-bombed in Belfast while an officer was inside the vehicle, outside the Belfast office of Alliance MP Naomi Long.

A police officer was also waiting outside the vehicle. Both officers escaped unhurt.

ITV News's Marc Mallett reports:

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