Police blame dissident republicans for Northern Ireland bomb attack

20 Août, 2019, 06:26 | Auteur: Anatole Charbonneau
  • Dolores Kelly of the SDLP

Officers have escaped injury in a bomb attack in Northern Ireland, which police say was a "deliberate attempt" to lure them there "to murder them".

Irish foreign minister Simon Coveney condemned the attempt to "injure or kill" police officers.

Officers and bomb disposal units were already at the scene to investigate another, even larger device nearby.

Martin added that uncertainty over the impact of Britain's departure from the European Union and Northern Ireland's suspended government had coincided with the attacks and other tensions.

'We are extremely fortunate that the actions of officers first on scene meant there was not serious injury or death'.

Protesters against Brexit gather with a banner at the border Derry (Londonderry) in Northern Ireland.

Police at the scene of an ongoing security operation in Newtownbutler confirmed that some form of explosive device has detonated in the area.

The hoax device was discovered on Sunday night, and during a follow up search of the area this morning, a bomb exploded.

He said "there is no doubt in my mind" that police were the target, but said anybody could have been caught up in the blast.

She tweeted: "It's time they left the stage and allowed everyone to move on".

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A 1998 peace deal largely ended three decades of sectarian violence in Northern Ireland, but police officers are sporadically targeted by small splinter groups of mostly dissident extremists, opposed to Britain's rule over the province.

"I strongly condemn these actions and express my honest thanks to both the Officers and Army personnel for their work in securing the area".

"I ask that anyone who may be able to help our investigation and identify the perpetrators of this sinister and potentially murderous attack to please come forward".

A bomb has exploded early this morning in Co Fermanagh and the PSNI has said that a number of officers are lucky to be alive.

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Fermanagh and South Tyrone MP Michelle Gildernew condemned those responsible for Monday morning's incident.

"Once again, we are greatly relieved and thankful that no one has been injured in what was a carefully planned terrorist effort", he said.

It's believed that attack was a "deliberate attempt" to lure the police in "to murder them".

Martin said violent attacks had grown in recent months and called on politicians to take action to heal enduring divisions in society.

Anyone with information can call 101 with information or contact police anonymously via the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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