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Man, 38, charged with attempted murder of police officer

The viable bomb was found under the vehicle of a serving PSNI officer in east Belfast.

A 38-year-old man has been charged with a number of offences, including the attempted murder of a police officer in east Belfast in June.

The suspect was detained by the PSNI’s Terrorism Investigation Unit in Belleek in Co Fermanagh on Wednesday morning.

A viable explosive device was found under the serving officer’s car at Shandon Park Golf Club on the afternoon of Saturday 1 June.

The site is a short distance from the PSNI headquarters.

Dissident republican group, the New IRA, claimed responsibility at the time.

The 38-year-old has also been charged with making explosives with intent to endanger life or cause serious injury to property and possessing explosives with intent to endanger life or cause serious injury to property.

He is due to appear at Belfast Magistrates Court on Friday 13 September.