'Stark contrast between bravery of PSNI and those who plant bombs'

Labour's Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland has taken to Twitter to condemn those who planted a bomb under the car of a police officer in Belfast:

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Utterly reprehensible attempt to murder a police officer today. An attack on the police is an attack on the entire community they serve.

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My thoughts with the officer, his family & colleagues. Stark contrast between bravery of PSNI & actions of those who seek to destroy peace.

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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.