Belfast man arrested after gun attack on police officers

A 26-year-old man has been arrested after a gun attack on three police officers responding to a call for help in Northern Ireland.

The officers were left shaken after they were lured into West Belfast by a bogus burglary alert, and the police said the gunmen who fired the shots were intent on murder.

The 26-year-old man was arrested last night and a number of searches are currently ongoing in the Greater Belfast area.

None of the officers was injured but one of the gunshots struck a parked car.

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