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Third arrest in NI bomb case

A third man has been arrested by detectives investigating the attempted murder of a police officer in Northern Ireland. It follows the arrests of two men on Monday after the constable discovered a bomb under his car at his home in Belfast.

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'Shock and disgust' at Belfast bomb

I know I speak on behalf of all board members when I express my shock and disgust at what was clearly an attack on the life of a police officer.

My thoughts and prayers are with the officer and his family today as they deal with what could have been a very serious incident.

The board continues to be deeply concerned at such attacks.

I have said before, and I reconfirm, that there is no support for such actions and anyone with information should bring it to the police.

– Brian Rea, Policing Board chairman

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