Family 'peppered with shrapnel' in Belfast bomb attack

A young family was treated for shock after a bomb attack on a police patrol car was said to have 'peppered' their vehicle with shrapnel on Belfast on Friday night.

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Bomb thrown at police vehicle in Belfast

Police have escaped serious injury after an explosive device was thrown at their vehicle in Belfast

The attack happened near the City Cemetery in the west of the city, a Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) spokesman said.

An ambulance service spokesman said paramedics treated up to four members of the public for shock but there were no serious injuries.

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